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.

#22
Adjusted Score: 101.569%
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]
Directed By: Matt Duffer

Preacher: Season 2 (2017)
90%

#21
Adjusted Score: 90.67%
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]

#20
Adjusted Score: 89.38%
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]

#19

1922 (2017)
88%

#19
Adjusted Score: 88.245%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
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: 74.122%
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)
64%

#17
Adjusted Score: 64.815%
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: A cynic and a believer in the paranormal are recruited to investigate "unexplained" activities in Los Angeles.... [More]

Adjusted Score: 69.017%
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: A horror drama following the survivors of an apocalyptic holocaust who are searching for a safe haven while being tracked... [More]

Lore: Season 1 (2017)
64%

#15
Adjusted Score: 64.598%
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: 72.615%
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]

#13
Adjusted Score: 43.569%
Synopsis: Wyatt Earp's great granddaughter brings the paranormal to justice in this supernatural series based on the IDW Publishing comic created... [More]

#12
Adjusted Score: 43.569%
Synopsis: Twenty-six years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father... [More]

Lucifer: Season 3 (2017)
100%

#11
Adjusted Score: 36.308%
Synopsis: When the devil tires of life in Hell, he materialises in the City of Angels, where he aids the LAPD... [More]

#10
Adjusted Score: 72.615%
Synopsis: Two very different men tackle a family's horrifying case of demonic possession.... [More]

Adjusted Score: 46.474%
Synopsis: The fight to survive against the walker horde continues in the third season of "Fear the Walking Dead." Members of... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.145%
Synopsis: The series centers on the Hastings family, owners of the only funeral home in the mysterious town of La Rochelle,... [More]

#7
Synopsis: A chemical explosion rocks a small town, leaving 20 high school students and a basketball coach as the only survivors.... [More]

#6

The Sandman (2017)

#6
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: -0.073%
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: -0.073%
Synopsis: Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, the series focuses on local outcast Roman... [More]

#3
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:

#2
Adjusted Score: -0.218%
Synopsis: Season 4 begins with a mind-bending jump in time. Murphy and Warren find themselves alive in Zona, the zombie free... [More]

Adjusted Score: -0.29%
Synopsis: A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the... [More]

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