22 interesting Horror Series


We have selected some of the most interesting that appeared on the television screen.

The Walking Dead (2010–)
Creator: Frank Darabont
Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride

The horror series “The Walking Dead”, based on the comic book bestseller by Robert Kirkman (“Invincible”), is an epic survival adventure, produced by Frank Darabont (“Shawshank Redemption”, “The Green Mile”) and Gale Anne Hurd (“The Terminator” “,” Aliens “,” Armageddon “.)

After waking up from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes discovers that the world he knew is gone – pervaded by a zombie epidemic of epic proportions. Not far away, in a suburb of Atlanta, a small camp of survivors fights for life as the “dead” besiege them every step of the way.  Rick and the others retain their humanity as they attempt to survive in this terrifying new world? Can survive with each other in the midst of all superhuman circumstances and personal tensions?

American Horror Storyeight season (2011–)
Creator: Brad Falchuk, Ryan Murphy
Starring: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

In the first season , the Harmon family moves from Boston to a haunted house in Los Angeles, obsessed with the ghosts of former tenants. The second season, Asylum, is housed in Massachussetts in 1964, where the harsh sister Jude runs a psychiatric institution for the mentally disabled. Season three depicts the fight between witches and witch hunters in New Orleans in the early 19th century and 2013. The fourth season is set in Jupiter, Florida during the 1950s and follows one of the last American Freak Circuses featuring unusual talents. Season five begins its story at the Cortez Hotel by investigating the Los Angeles murder chains. The detective’s mysterious clues point to the Cortez Hotel. The sixth season of the series, Roanoke, takes place in 2016, and series following paranormal events at an isolated farmhouse on Roanoke Island. Season Seven is set in the fictional town of Brookfield Heights, Michigan and the series revolves around a cult that terrorizes the suburbs following the 2016 presidential election. In last eight season sexy antichrist is appearing so this will definitely be something that can appeal to horror fans.

Supernatural (2005–)
Creator: Eric Kripke
Starring: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver

Twenty-three years ago Sam (Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Ackles) lost their mother because of a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Their father raised them as soldiers. He taught them all about the paranormal evil that exists in the dark corners and on the remote roads of America … and taught them how to kill him. Faced with bloody tragedies on their dangerous and supernatural mission, the brothers, on their journey, encounter creatures that many believe exist only in folk tradition, superstition and nightmares.

The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017) / The Originals (2013–)
Creator: Julie Plec, Kevin Williamson
Starring: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

A young teenage girl struggles to make a choice between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Shortly after discovering the truth, her whole world turns upside down.

The Originals (2013–2018)
Creator: Julie Plec
Starring: Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

The Originals is a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries and the pilot episode was aired as part of Season 4 of The Vampire Diaries. At the centre of the series is the family of original vampires, the Mikaelson. The plot begins with the return of Klaus, Rebekah and Elijah to New Orleans for the first time since 1919 when they left him on the run from his father. The city they helped build was now under the leadership of Klaus’ protégé Marcel. Klaus’s goal was to overthrow Marcel from the throne and restore what was once his.

The Strain (2014–2017)
Creator: Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan
Starring: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand

Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the CDC’s New York-based Canary Project, is called upon to investigate when an airplane lands with only four survivors and 206 dead. Without explaining what happened, the survivors try to return to their normal lives. But the situation gets worse when all the bodies disappear from the morgue. Dr. Eph and a small group of helpers suddenly find themselves in a fight to protect not only their loved ones, but the entire city from the ancient threat to humanity.

Bates Motel (2013–2017)
Creator: Anthony Cipriano, Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

The series is a prequel to the 1960 film Psycho, and depicts the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma before the events featured in Hitchcock’s movie.The series begins with the death of Norma’s husband, so she buys a motel located on the Oregon coast for her and Norman to start a new life.

Hannibal (2013-2015)
Creator: Anthony Cipriano, Carlton Cuse, Kerry Ehrin
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot

Investigates the early relationship of a well-known psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
Creator: John Logan
Starring: Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

Researcher Sir Malcolm Murray, American revolver Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and media Vanessa Ives join forces to fight against supernatural.

Ash vs Evil Dead (2015–)
Creator: Ivan Raimi, Sam Raimi, Tom Spezialy

Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo

Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding the responsibility, maturity and horrors of the Evil Dead until the Deadite Plague threatened to destroy all of humanity and make Ash the only hope in fight against evil.

Being Human (2008–2013) UK
Creator: Toby Whithouse
Starring: Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner

A werewolf, a vampire and a ghost try to live together and get along.

The Exorcist (2016 – 2018)
Creator: Jeremy Slater
Starring: Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Kurt Egyiawan

The Exorcist is a series based on the 1971 story of William Peter Blatty’s book of the same name. Another source is the 1973 William Friedkin film of the same name, which, with its appearance, began a true cult beyond the horror genre. This combination is a great challenge for the creators of the series and high expectations for the audience. However, it can already be seen in the first episode that the production crew has prepared an unexpected story, given that the wider audience is familiar with the subject of exorcism, especially regarding its screen adaptation. Actress Geena Davis herself stated that this was not a remake, but a brand new project.

Outcast (2016–)
Creator: Robert Kirkman
Starring: Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt

It’s a true, full-blooded horror that doesn’t use cheap humor to entertain or desperate jump scares to at least seemingly scare viewers. “

Outcast originally started as a comic strip written in 2014 by Rober Kirkman, creator and writer of the ” The Walking Dead”. There are almost no similarities at all, TWD is big, loud, dramatic and not overly scary, and Outcast is small, quiet and creepy.

Kyle Barnes has been haunted by demons all his life. To get rid of them, he seeks the help of a local priest, Anderson, who will help him find out what happened to his family and how to get rid of demons that are becoming more powerful and violent.

Les Revenants (The Returned) (2012–)
Creator: Fabrice Gobert
Starring: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot

The Returned begins in a small mountain community that is shaken when suddenly some locals who are considered dead appear in their homes. Their Resurrection leads to a series of complications, causes and consequences. Which one, we have to find out over the next eight episodes, each addressed by the name of its protagonist.

Castlevania (2017–)
Creator: Adi Shankar
Starring: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Alejandra Reynoso

A vampire hunter fights to rescue a besieged city from an army of extraterrestrial creatures controlled by Dracula. Castlevania is an American-Canadian adult animated series based on the Konami video game franchise of the same name. Castlevania is a dark, medieval fantasy that follows the last surviving member of the infamous Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction, at the hands of Vlad Dracula Tepez himself. Japan’s animated films have had a major impact on the series, as seen most by the characters.

Outcast (2016)
Creator: Robert Kirkman
Starring: Wrenn Schmidt, Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister

This American horror series will delight all those who love the theme of expelling demons from man, which means Exorcist fans will enjoy in Outcast. The series was filmed according to the comic book of the same name. The story follows a young Kyle who looking for answers to why all his life he has problems with some supernatural things like demon obsession and things like that.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Creator:Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Stars:Kiernan Shipka, Ross Lynch, Lucy Davis

This is the “reboot” of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” series. It introduces us to Sabrina’s new adventures through a horror story that touches on the occult and witchcraft. Made in the spirit of “Rosemary’s Baby” and “The Exorcist”, “Chilling Adventures” deals with Sabrina’s struggle with accepting her double nature (half mortal, half witch) as she stands against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the whole world.

Channel Zero: The Dream Door
Creator: Nick Antosca
Stars: Brandon Scott, Marina Stephenson Kerr, Abigail Pniowsky

Some will say that Channel Zero is by far the scariest series, and the quality is enough to say that it has reached its fourth season, though many still do not know about it. Each season consisting of six episodes can be viewed separately. At the heart of the story is a man who constantly has obsessive memories of the mysterious 1980s children’s program and what role that series has in his childhood, which was full of nightmares and deadly events.

The Haunting of Hill House
Created:Mike Flanagan.
Starring: Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, Victoria Pedretti.

If you have not yet watched the Netflix hit series, you should do so as soon as possible, as it is one of the best horror series of all time, and also one of the most convincingly horror series. The horror series is an adaptation of the 1959 classic novel by Shirley Jackson. The Haunting of Hill House is a complex family drama wrapped in a horror story you will remember for a long time. The series follows a group of siblings who grew up as children in a home that will become the most notorious haunted house in the country.They are now adults and tragedy has forced them to return and confront with the ghosts of the past, some of which are still lurking in their minds and others may actually be watching through the shadows of Hill House.

Creator: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson
Starring: Florence Pugh, Celia Imrie, Ben Lloyd-Hughes

Brother and sister, Jackson and Angela, run a profitable ghost-hunting scam; cheating the bereaved with fake detection equipment and Angela’s paranormal ‘visions’. Hired to explore the old foster home, the team discovers her scary past; young girls were brutally murdered by a sadistic killer. And Angela is convinced that she hears girls crying out of the darkness … But supernatural terror becomes their least concern when they discover that a rather terrible evil is lurking in an isolated house.

Junji Itô: Korekushon

Animation lovers might be intrigued by the series created by the collection of stories by anime master Junji Ito.

Tell Me a Story
Creator: Kevin Williamson
Stars: Billy Magnussen, Kim Cattrall, Danielle Campbell, Paul Wesley, James Wolk, Dania Ramirez, Sam Jaeger, Davi Santos, Zabryna Guevara, and Dorian Missick.

This may be more in the psychological thriller sphere, but there are enough elements of horror to end up in the same category. It is an American remake of the Mexican series “Eease una vez” in which classic fairy tales are recounted as twisted psychological thrillers. To put it simply, imagine the horror versions of the fairy tales of the Grimm brothers.

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