Millie Bobby Brown in Stranger Things (Netflix)

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2017 Horror TV Tomatometer Scores

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s prime time to binge the best in TV horror. Have a look at current series intent on scaring you witless that are airing now or are between seasons and available on demand or streaming.

Our horror TV scorecard is sorted by adjusted Tomatometer score below, which means that some series with a high score may appear lower on the list because they have fewer reviews.

Adjusted Score: 103.482%
Critics Consensus: Stranger Things' slow-building sophomore season balances moments of humor and a nostalgic sweetness against a growing horror that's all the more effective thanks to the show's full-bodied characters and evocative tone.
Synopsis: It's 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets... [More]

Preacher: Season 2 (2017)
91%

#2
Adjusted Score: 91.7%
Critics Consensus: Preacher's sophomore season benefits from more focused storytelling, without sacrificing any of its gorgeous, violent, insane fun.
Synopsis: The expanded second season, consisting of 13 episodes, is a genre-bending thrill ride that follows West Texas preacher Jesse Custer... [More]

#3
Adjusted Score: 91.558%
Critics Consensus: A clearer sense of purpose and extra helpings of cynicism and danger lead The Magicians to a higher level of engagement.
Synopsis: Season 2 of the fantasy series picks up right after the previous season's final episode. When it's revealed that nobody... [More]

#4

1922 (2017)
91%

#4
Adjusted Score: 91.972%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to director Zak Hilditch's patient storytelling and strong work from lead Thomas Jane, 1922 ranks among the more satisfying Stephen King adaptations.
Synopsis: 1922 is based on Stephen King's 131-page story telling of a man's confession of his wife's murder. The tale is... [More]
Directed By: Zak Hilditch

Adjusted Score: 75.47%
Critics Consensus: American Horror Story: Cult intrigues with timely, over-the-top creepiness - and lots of clowns - despite being hampered by broad political generalizations and occasional holes in the narrative's logic.
Synopsis: Season 7 of the FX horror anthology. ... [More]

Ghosted: Season 1 (2017)
59%

#6
Adjusted Score: 59.912%
Critics Consensus: Craig Robinson and Adam Scott's odd-couple chemistry is strong enough to carry Ghosted through a first season that finds the show a promising work in progress.
Synopsis: Leroy Wright (Craig Robinson) and Max Jennifer (Adam Scott) are both at a low point in their lives. Leroy is... [More]

Adjusted Score: 64.133%
Critics Consensus: The Walking Dead's eighth season energizes its characters with some much-needed angst and action, though it's still occasionally choppy and lacking forward-moving plot progression.
Synopsis: Season 8 of this drama series brings an all-out war. Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Maggie (Lauren Cohan) and Ezekiel (Khary Payton)... [More]

Lore: Season 1 (2017)
68%

#8
Adjusted Score: 68.771%
Critics Consensus: Subtle and spooky, Lore's horror-laden history lessons take on new life on the small screen, though it sticks too closely to the podcast's original format to truly distinguish itself.
Synopsis: Based on the podcast phenomenon and narrated by creator Aaron Mahnke, this haunting six-episode anthology series is brought to life... [More]

Adjusted Score: 99.151%
Critics Consensus: No End House's central mystery is stronger and scarier than Channel Zero's first, solidifying its status as one of TV's scariest horror offerings.
Synopsis: The story of a young woman whose life is forever changed after she visits a bizarre house of horrors that... [More]

#10
Adjusted Score: 100.062%
Critics Consensus: Wynonna Earp ups the ante with more action, more surprises, and more Melanie Scrofano as the titular sharp-tongued gunslinger.
Synopsis: Season 2 of the drama series picks up right where Season 1 left off: as a group of demons comes... [More]

#11
Adjusted Score: 49.575%
Synopsis: Season 13 of this drama series continues on the journey of the Winchester brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen... [More]

Lucifer: Season 3 (2017)
100%

#12
Adjusted Score: 49.575%
Synopsis: Season 3 of the drama series picks up right where the previous season ended: Lucifer (Tom Ellis) wakes up in... [More]

#13
Adjusted Score: 77.904%
Critics Consensus: The Exorcist continues to haunt in a more confident second season, with an assured storyline and mastery over its demonic flourishes.
Synopsis: Season 2 of the horror series moves on from the disadventures of the Rance family to tackle a new battle... [More]

Adjusted Score: 35.694%
Critics Consensus: A distinctive ensemble brings a compelling flavor of Fear to The Walking Dead mythos, but this ambitious spinoff still shares its originator's penchant longwinded pacing that may diminish the tension for some viewers.
Synopsis: The fight to survive against the walker horde continues in the third season of "Fear the Walking Dead." Members of... [More]

#15
Adjusted Score: 28.329%
Synopsis: In the enigmatic town of La Rochelle, Georgia, the Hastings family operate the only funeral home in town. Not only... [More]

#16
Synopsis: A chemical explosion rocks a small town, leaving 20 high school students and a basketball coach as the only survivors.... [More]

#17

The Sandman (2017)

#17
Adjusted Score: 0%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A little girl with formidable powers imagines into existence the Sandman, a terrible monster from her nightmares that brings harm... [More]
Directed By: Peter Sullivan

Adjusted Score: -0.071%
Synopsis: In Season 2, Vanessa and the other survivors discover old alliances have crumbled, and new connections expose long-buried secrets about... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.071%
Synopsis: An earthquake hits the isolated Alaskan island Port Moore just as its resident psychic Roman Mercer (Avan Jogia) is about... [More]

#20
Adjusted Score: 0%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: The Robot Chicken Walking Dead Special: Look Who's Walking, is an animated zombie apocalypse special from Robot Chicken's Seth Green... [More]
Directed By:

#21
Adjusted Score: -0.283%
Synopsis: Season 4 begins with a mind-bending jump in time. Murphy and Warren find themselves alive in Zona, the zombie free... [More]

#22
Adjusted Score: 35.411%
Synopsis: In the fourth season of this drama series, a prophecy hangs over the Mikaelson family, threatening their lives. The season... [More]

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