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: 102991%
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.

Preacher: Season 2 (2017)

Adjusted Score: 91599%
Critics Consensus: Preacher's sophomore season benefits from more focused storytelling, without sacrificing any of its gorgeous, violent, insane fun.

Adjusted Score: 91466%
Critics Consensus: A clearer sense of purpose and extra helpings of cynicism and danger lead The Magicians to a higher level of engagement.


1922 (2017)

Adjusted Score: 93811%
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: A rancher conspires to murder his wife for financial gain and convinces his teenage son to participate.... [More]
Directed By: Zak Hilditch

Adjusted Score: 75330%
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.

Ghosted: Season 1 (2017)

Adjusted Score: 59798%
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.

Adjusted Score: 65132%
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.

Lore: Season 1 (2017)

Adjusted Score: 69732%
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.
Starring: Aaron Mahnke

Adjusted Score: 93247%
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.
Directed By: Nick Antosca, Max Landis

Adjusted Score: 99908%
Critics Consensus: Wynonna Earp ups the ante with more action, more surprises, and more Melanie Scrofano as the titular sharp-tongued gunslinger.

Adjusted Score: 46626%
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Lucifer: Season 3 (2017)

Adjusted Score: 46624%
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Adjusted Score: 73272%
Critics Consensus: The Exorcist continues to haunt in a more confident second season, with an assured storyline and mastery over its demonic flourishes.

Adjusted Score: 33570%
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.

Adjusted Score: 26775%
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Directed By: Laurence Andries

Freakish: Season 2 (2017)

Adjusted Score: -1%
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The Sandman (2017)

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: A monster from a little girl's nightmares comes to life and attacks anyone who would harm her.... [More]
Directed By: Peter Sullivan

Adjusted Score: -1%
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Z Nation: Season 4 (2017)

Adjusted Score: -1%
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Adjusted Score: 33310%
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