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Best Horror TV Series You Should Not Watch Alone

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Hello readers, looking for a perfect horror binge watch? Nothing is better than a good horror right. So, today I am going to share with you the best horror TV series you should definitely watch.

Horror shows or series are the cinematic masterpieces that sink into your subconscious mind and stays there for some days and sometimes for a year or month. So pull on your blankets and get your popcorn, because here are the top 10 best horror TV shows that you shouldn’t watch alone…unless you want to be up all night.

Top 10 Best Horror Tv series to watch

1.Haunting of Hill House

IMDb rating: 8.6

Available on: Netflix

Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Hill House is a horror drama television series. From mind-blowing plot twist to gaping horror haunting of the hill house is considered as one of the best TV shows around. The story is a reimagined version of Shirley Jackson’s novel.

It follows the story of the crane siblings who as children stayed in the hill house and were haunted by natural forces as they returned as adults they now need to confront their worst fears once again.

2.Ash Vs Evil Dead (2015-2018)

IMDb rating: 8.4

Available on: Netflix

Ash Vs Evil Dead is a best comedy horror TV shows created by Sam and Ivan Raimi. This masterfully crafted sequel to the fan-favorite cult director Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead films.

This story revolves around Ash Williams who years after the events of evil dead works at the value stop as a simple stock boy. He falls into a dull routine getting drunk in the mornings but when facing the evil dead once more he is finally given another chance to be a bloody violent hero.

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3.Kingdom (2019-)

IMDb rating: 8.4

Available on: Netflix

Kingdom is a Korean zombie drama tv show by Kim Seong-hun. Kingdom takes the zombie genre into a whole new direction with dramatic twists, a rich look at Korean Culture, and the Characters that stay with you long.  This story revolves around the crown prince of Joseon and the current heir to the throne.

Suspicious of the mysterious illness afflicting his father, his investigation not only uncovers a dangerous plague that brings the dead to life but also a plot to betray the Royal family and usurp him as heir.

4.Penny Dreadful (2014-2016)

IMDb rating: 8.2

Available on: Amazon Prime Video

John Logan’s Penny Dreadful is a horror-drama tv show. It follows deeply Catholic clairvoyant, Vanessa Ives, retired colonial-African explorer, Sir Malcolm Murray, and American sharpshooter Ethan Chandler in a supernatural mystery that brings them into conflict and connection with several famous literary figures from 19thcentury Gothic fiction.

Penny Dreadful has elements of psychology, anatomy, and history as well as draws the attention of specific viewers who like the horror genre.

5.The Walking dead (2010-)

IMDb rating: 8.2

Available on:  Amazon Prime Video and Netflix

Frank Darabont’s The walking dead is a post-apocalyptic horror TV show. What if you’d fall into a coma wake up and find everyone was gone. This is exactly what happens to police officer Rick Grimes who once had a beloved wife and a young son. But after being shot he basically misses the end of all civilization.

Due to the zombie virus now he must survive in the face of death and gigantic zombie

hordes while managing to find his lost family.

6.Bates Motel (2013-2017)

IMDb rating: 8.1

Available on: Amazon prime video

Bates Motel is a psychological horror TV series created by Carlton Hughes, Carrie Aaron, and Anthony Cipriano. The incredibly interesting premise of bates motel tells the origin story of cult murderer Norman Bates who became a fan favorite through Alfred Hitchcock’s masterwork psycho discovering the ill relationship with his mother.

This series takes a contemporary glimpse into Norman’s formative year and reveals how he became the most infamous murderer.

7.American horror story (2011)

IMDb rating: 8.0

Available on: Hotstar and Hulu

The American horror story is a horror anthology tv show. This fan-favorite show is an anthology structure meaning that while the cast stays the same every season has new characters and an entirely different story.

American horror story is centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a freak show circus, a haunted hotel, the apocalypse, and a slasher summer camp. Each season is exciting and spooky with twisted horror and dark stories to grind your teeth.

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8.The terror (2018-)

IMDb rating: 8.0

Available on: Amazon prime video

The Terror is a semi-historical, horror, supernatural anthology series. Each season is inspired by a different infamous or mysterious real-life historical tragedy. Based on the Dam Simmons’s book The terror’s compelling story is perfectly supported by the dark, chilling, and perfectly eerie atmosphere.

This anthology series has two seasons. The first season begins with Royal Navy’s perilous voyage and the second season takes place on the west coast of the United States during World War II.


9.Santa Clarita Diet

IMDb rating: 7.8

Available on: Netflix

Victor Fresco’s Santa Clarita Diet is a horror-comedy TV show. This series revolves around husband and wife real estate team. Joel and Sheila Hammond whose normal and boring lives dramatically changed when Sheila shows the symptoms of having become a zombie.

The bewildered family seeks a cure for her condition while dealing with its consequences. As Sheila’s craving for human flesh and blood and radically altered personality has become more radical and impulsive.

10.Dead set (2008)


IMDb rating: 7.7

Available on: Netflix

Dead set is best horror TV series inspired by the movie Dawn of the dead. And gives you the same feeling of horror as the movie. The setting of the series is in the famous big brother mansion inspired by the big brother TV show and tells the story of the housemates trapped inside the mansion during a zombie.

Dead set manages not only to give you the fear but also make you wonder about being isolated without any help. The series has only one season with five episodes.

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