Recommended Horror TV ShowS

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Series that aired from 1974–1975 season. The series followed a reporter Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin - Yes from Christmas Story) who investigates mysterious crimes involving the supernatural, and science fiction.

  • Seasons: 1 (20 Episodes)

  • Favorite Episode: The Werewolf - Kolchak's assigned to interview singles aboard a cruise ship, but finds there's some kind of wolf creature killing passengers during the full moon

  • The special effects are not the best compared to today, but if you can forgive that you will have a wonderful show you can enjoy.

  • Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series 1974–1975) - IMDb

American Horror Story

Series that aired from 2011 - Present. The series is an anthology series featuring different characters and locations but typically with the same cast. I found it very interesting and amazing at how the different cast members were able to assume different roles.

Seasons: 10 (103 Episodes)

Favorite Season: Hotel

American Horror Story (TV Series 2011– ) - IMDb

Honorable Mention

I love the horror genre and for this post there are just too many to list, so consider the following honorable mentions and please check out!

The cover photo is Count Gore De Vol. I used to watch his creature features every weekend.

Penny Dreadful

Horror drama television series created for Showtime. The title refers to the penny dreadfuls, a type of 19th-century British fiction publication.

The show begins as Ethan Chandler, an American gunman and roadshow artist, is hired by the adventurer Malcolm Murray Vanessa Ives to help rescue Murray's daughter from a mysterious creature. They receive help from a young doctor named Victor Frankenstein.

Seasons: 3 (27 Episodes)

In my opinion this ended early and I did want more.

Penny Dreadful (TV Series 2014–2016) - IMDb


A priest a psychologist and a contractor go into a bar... ok it's not's that but an interesting combination of characters. You have the skeptical clinical psychologist, along with a priest-in-training and a blue collar worker who investigate supposed abnormal events, including, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences, and yes that is Luke Cage :)

Seasons: 3 (36 Episodes)

Evil (TV Series 2019– ) - IMDb

The Terror

Anthology series first season begins with the Royal Navy's polar explorer ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror going into uncharted territory, seeking to find and confirm the existence and navigability of the fabled Northwest Passage. The ships are soon frozen and trapped in the ice, and those aboard must survive the harsh weather conditions and each other while being stalked by an elusive menace.

Seasons 2 (20 Episodes)

The Terror (TV Series 2018–2019) - IMDb

True Blood

Vampire series adapted from the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris. Such a fun show and such a fun set of books.

I'm currently listening to them on Audible so definitely worth a look if you like Horror and Vampires.

Seasons 7 (Episodes 80)

True Blood (TV Series 2008–2014) - IMDb


Nick Burkhardt; a detective, descended from a long line of warriors known as Grimms, defends his city from magical creatures known as Wesen, which are part human and part animal.

Seasons 6 (Episodes 123)

Grimm (TV Series 2011–2017) - IMDb


This series follows two brothers Sam and Dean Winchester, 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 monsters.

Seasons 15 (320 Episodes)

Supernatural (TV Series 2005–2020) - IMDb

Todd and the book of pure evil

Todd and the Book of Pure Evil

A stoner metalhead named Todd Smith, his crush Jenny, his best friend Curtis search for a Satanic spell book, while being opposed by Atticus, the evil guidance counselor.

Seasons 2 (26 episodes )

Todd and the Book of Pure Evil Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (TV Series 2010–2012) - IMDb

The Haunting of Hill HOuse

Based on Book By: Shirley Jackson

The plot alternates between two timelines, following five adult siblings whose paranormal experiences at Hill House continue to haunt them in the present day. Flashbacks depicting events leading up to the eventful night in 1992 when the family fled from the mansion.

Seasons 2 (episodes 19)


Based on Joe Hill's a different kind of vampire story. It follows Vic McQueen, a gifted young woman who discovers she has a supernatural ability to find lost things. This ability puts her on a collision course with the evil and immortal Charlie Manx. Manx is a supernatural villain who feeds off the souls of children.

Seasons 2 (episodes 20)

NOS4A2 (TV Series 2019–2020) - IMDb

THE WInchesters

Just started so Season 1 - On Going,

I can't say enough good about this prequel. If you liked Supernatural you will love this show. It follows his parents when they first meet. She's a hunter and he's just becoming one.

The Winchesters (TV Series 2022– ) - IMDb