Scariest TV Series Ever


The Top Ten

1 The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone

My favorite show ever

The Twilight Zone is the standard with with all television horror must be judged against.
It was filled with cautionary tales, and frightening situations. - Alexandr

2 The X Files

My friend watched the home episode of x files and whenever I say x files to him on the playground he hides for the rest of recess

The truth is out there´┐Żand it just might scare the hell out of you. The X-Files did a great job of being a mystery and a fantastically scary show. - Alexandr

Its just so good and can be one of the scariest things on T.V. I love it to bits better than buffy supernatural the walking dead and all that

Such an iconic terrifying T.V. show not to mention extremely disturbing,love it

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3 American Horror Story American Horror Story

This show is unique, original, unpredictable and DISTURBING AS HELL!

Ok, so Murder House was just good, nothing else, but Asylum & Coven have proven that AHS is a show that can shock even the most tame viewers. Asylum truly showed the show's potential off in a fantastically grim and unsettling manner, while Coven has brought back some of the sanity of Murder House while introducing us to some truly interesting characters with some horrible pasts. Amazing!

I am 11yrs old and I watched 2 episodes and I don't think that they're scary I just think that they're chilling and very good storyline


4 Masters of Horror
5 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Are You Afraid of the Dark?

It was a show that first ran on Nickelodeon on Saturday nights. It was an anthology show that featured kids telling campfire tales as a framework for short scary stories. It was very much in the vein of Tales from the Crypt or the Twilight Zone, with a 90s, kid friendly spin´┐Żbut it still scared the hell out of us here at T.V. jab when we were but wee lads. - Alexandr

6 Tales from the Crypt

Often funny, entertaining, and sometimes truly frightening - Alexandr

7 Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American animated horror comedy television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network as part of the network's Cartoon Cartoons block.

This is a kid's cartoon why is it on the list!?

8 Millennium

Millennium followed a police consultant, Frank Black, with the skill of peering into a criminal's mind. The first season revolved around the pursuit of serial killers, but Season Two opened the scope up and introduced demonic forces into the mix. - Alexandr

9 Goosebumps Goosebumps

Should be number 1.

No this has to go off

10 The Hitchhiker

The Contenders

11 Thriller
12 Sightings
13 MTV's Fear
14 Nightmares and Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King
15 Twin Peaks Twin Peaks

That finale freaked me out!

16 Carnivale
17 Night Gallery
18 Dexter
19 Buffy the Vampire Slayer
20 Sightings
21 Keeping Up With The Kardashians Keeping Up With The Kardashians

Creepiest thing I ever saw :/ very disturbing

Should be number 1

Truly Horrific

22 Tales from the Darkside
23 Dark Shadows

It was my all time soapoera

Dark shadows made televiision history fameous

Ithan it was the best show in T.V. history


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24 Freddy's Nightmares
25 Doctor Who Doctor Who The Doctor a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous, he travels around in his time machine called The TARDIS which stands for time and relative dimensions in space. The show was first broadcast on 23rd November 1963 one day after JFK was assassinated! The show has since more.

I know its not a horror series, but between the Weeping Angels, The Empty Child, The Silents, and the Clockwork Dolls, I think they've got a good grasp on scary - jamienicholls

Try watching the episode 'Listen' and then tell me that this show isn't scary.

26 Supernatural Supernatural This haunting series follows the thrilling yet terrifying journeys of Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who face an increasingly sinister landscape as they hunt monsters. After losing their mother to a supernatural force, the brothers were raised by their father as soldiers who track mysterious more.

Very scary, yet entertaining for adults.

27 The Outer Limits

The remake, which ran from 1995 to 2002 introduced a more science related sci-fi that you normally see on television, and some of the show had truly frightening concepts. - Alexandr

28 Hammer House of Horror
29 Alfred Hitchcock Presents
30 Dark Skies
31 The Ray Bradbury Theater
32 Fringe
33 True Blood
34 Amazing Stories
35 Eerie, Indiana
36 American Gothic
37 Way Out
38 Angel
39 One Step Beyond
40 Unsolved Mysteries
41 Fringe
42 Harper's Island
43 Invasion

After a hurricane pulverizes a small Florida community, little water-based parasites worm their way into as many of the townsfolk as possible, cloning their victims into lookalike evildoers. So, yeah, it was basically Invasion Of The Body Snatchers for the prime-time T.V. circuit, which is awesome. - Alexandr

44 Kolchak: The Night Stalker

I like tis show when came n 1974

45 Friday the 13th: The Series
46 The 4400
47 Kingdom Hospital
48 Tales of the Unexpected
49 Monsters
50 Dead at 21
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Top Remixes

1. The X Files
2. Millennium
3. MTV's Fear
1. The Twilight Zone
2. Masters of Horror
3. Tales from the Crypt
1. The Twilight Zone
2. The X Files
3. Millennium


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