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48 Best Horror TV Series to Watch on Netflix

Looking for the perfect Halloween binge watch? Satisfy your blood craving with one of the many original Netflix horror series and more. The streaming service’s collection of horror-centric series includes teen vampires (The Vampire Diaries), campy zombie hunters (Ash vs. Evil Dead), genius anime detectives (Death Note), and some incredibly scary haunted houses (The Haunting of Hill House), haunted horror writers (French drama Marianne), haunted hearts (Chambers), and even haunted military interrogation centers (India’s Ghoul). Basically, there’s a lot of haunting.

Netflix also serves up multiple horror anthology series, including American Horror StoryTwo Sentence Horror Stories, Slasher, and Love, Death & Robots. If anthologies aren’t your thing, sit down for some supernatural-themed procedurals, like the multi-seasoned broadcast imports Lucifer, Supernatural, and iZombie.

Check out this list of 48 horror TV series on Netflix you can watch right now.

October Faction (2020)

Synopsis: Monster hunters Fred (J.C. MacKenzie) and Deloris Allen (Tamara Taylor) hide their identities as members of a covert syndicate while... [More]

Nightflyers (2018)

Synopsis: Follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system... [More]
Directed By: Andrew McCarthy

Hemlock Grove (2013)

Synopsis: A supernatural series about the goings-on in a Pennsylvania steel town, where two suspects in a young girl's murder set... [More]

Prank Encounters (2019)

Synopsis: Monstrous frights meet funny reveals as real people land in their own horror movie. Gaten Matarazzo ("Stranger Things") hosts the... [More]

Chambers (2019)

Synopsis: A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer... [More]

V Wars (2018)

Synopsis: Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael... [More]

Typewriter (2019)

Synopsis: Three friends in Goa head to an old villa in search of spirits. A new family decides to move in... [More]

The Mist (2017)

Synopsis: A mysterious mist threatens a small town.... [More]

Scream (2015)

Synopsis: The murder of an entitled teen reverberates through a town's social hierarchy; and impacts arty loner Audrey, her nerdy pal... [More]

Haven (2010)

Synopsis: An FBI agent encounters residents with supernatural abilities in a small Maine town in this dramatic series inspired by Stephen... [More]

Lost Girl (2010)

Synopsis: Supernatural drama about a seemingly ordinary girl who suddenly finds out she's a succubus.... [More]

Synopsis: Contemporary tales of horror and haunting for the diverse and digital age. Inspired by the viral fan fiction of two... [More]
Directed By: J.D. Dillard

Slasher (2016)

Synopsis: A horror anthology series begins with a woman at the center of a series of copycat killings, similar to her... [More]

Daybreak (2019)

Synopsis: Navigating a post-apocalyptic world full of zombies and Mad Max-style gangs, a teenage outcast searches for his lost love in... [More]

Dracula (2019)

Synopsis: TV series inspired by Bram Stoker's Dracula, which follows the bloodthirsty count as he travels from Transylvania to London.... [More]

Dexter (2006)

Synopsis: A forensic expert lives a double life as a vigilante-serial killer who murders wrongdoers who've escaped justice.... [More]

Requiem (2018)

Synopsis: The death of a mother leaves a young woman curious about her identity.... [More]

Black Summer (2019)

Synopsis: Strangers band together to survive following a zombie apocalypse.... [More]

Synopsis: A horror anthology series from Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy.... [More]

Synopsis: Love, Death & Robots is a collection of animated short stories that span the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy... [More]

Glitch (2015)

Synopsis: A drama series where six individuals suddenly appear in a cemetery in the middle of the night with no recollection... [More]

The Walking Dead (2010)

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

The Twilight Zone (1959)

Synopsis: A classic anthology of sci-fi, suspense and goose-bump-inducing tales that explore 'a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to... [More]

The Originals (2013)

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

Synopsis: Imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the... [More]

Ghoul (2018)

Synopsis: From the makers of Insidious, Get Out and Udta Punjab, Ghoul is a chilling series about a prisoner who arrives... [More]

The Vampire Diaries (2009)

Synopsis: It's Elena's first day back at Mystic Falls High School since the tragic death of her parents. Along with her... [More]

Lucifer (2016)

Synopsis: When the devil tires of life in Hell, he materialises in the City of Angels, where he aids the LAPD... [More]

Devilman Crybaby (2018)

Synopsis: Two friends use their supernatural powers against an ancient race of demons.... [More]

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)

Synopsis: Joel (Timothy Olyphant) and Sheila (Drew Barrymore) are husband and wife realtors leading vaguely discontented lives in the L.A. suburb... [More]

Twin Peaks (1990)

Synopsis: A surreal cult favourite about the investigation into the murder of a high-school homecoming queen in a Pacific Northwest lumber... [More]

iZombie (2015)

Synopsis: A zombie helps Seattle police solve murders by experiencing victims' memories when she eats their brains.... [More]

Penny Dreadful (2014)

Synopsis: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking... [More]

Dead Set (2008)

Synopsis: Zombies menace the sequestered cast and crew of Britain's "Big Brother" in this horror sitcom.... [More]
Directed By: Charlie Brooker

Marianne (2019)

Synopsis: Lured back to her hometown, a famous horror writer discovers that the evil spirit who plagues her dreams is now... [More]

Wynonna Earp (2016)

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

Castlevania (2017)

Synopsis: Inspired by the video game, this medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the Belmont clan and his attempt... [More]
Directed By: Sam Deats

Synopsis: Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that... [More]

Bates Motel (2013)

Synopsis: The teenage years of Norman Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho."... [More]

Supernatural (2005)

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

Stranger Things (2016)

Synopsis: A love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a... [More]

Dark (2017)

Synopsis: Dark is set in a German town in present day where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double... [More]

The Returned (2013)

Synopsis: Supernatural crime series is set in a quiet Alpine village.... [More]

Mindhunter (2017)

Synopsis: Set in the late 1970s, two FBI agents are tasked with interviewing serial killers to solve open cases.... [More]

Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Synopsis: When a plague threatens mankind, a chainsaw-handed hero reluctantly re-ups to save the world in this sort-of sequel to the... [More]

The Order (2019)

Synopsis: College freshman Jack Morton joins a fabled secret society, The Order, where he is thrust into a world of magic,... [More]

Crazyhead (2016)

Synopsis: Black comedy about an unlikely duo of demon hunters.... [More]
Directed By: Al Mackay

Death Note (2007)

Synopsis: A bright but bored boy attempts to rid the world of evil using a strange and deadly notebook that kills... [More]
Directed By: Shusuke Kaneko

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