6 8 6.61. The Quatermass Experiment (1953)
~ This sci-fi thriller tells the story of the return of the first manned space flight and the alien presence on board the ship.
793 8.1 8.92. The Twilight Zone (1959)
~ Rod Serling's anthology series remains one of the spookiest shows of all time and is a great mix of suspense, horror, science fiction and drama.
287 7.8 8.83. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955)
~ An anthology series of the 60s created and presented by Alfred Hitchcock that showcased dramas, thrillers and mysteries. Also included The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
65 7.7 8.14. Dark Shadows (1966)
~ A gothic soap opera which follows a family living in Maine who are tormented by supernatural beings.
46 7.6 8.55. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974)
~ A newspaper reporter investigates mysterious crimes with unlikely causes. It is credited as the inspiration for The X-Files.
213 6.7 6.86. Salem's Lot (1979)
~ A mini-series adaptation of Stephen's King novel revolves around a writer who returns to his home town and discovers the citizens are turning into vampires.
476 7 87. Tales from the Crypt (1989)
~ Another horror anthology most famous for the animated Crypt Keeper corpse.
476 6.8 8.48. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1991)
~ This childhood favorite is an anthology of paranormal phenomena.
44 5.9 7.69. Dark Shadows: The Revival (1991)
~ A revival of the 60s classic this re-imagined series only lasted one season.
2218 7.7 8.810. The X Files (1993)
~ A cult classic and required viewing of the 90s. So many of the episodes were creepy.
260 8.2 8.611. The Kingdom (1994)
~ This Danish mini-series is set in a neurosurgical ward which follows various characters as they encounter bizarre phenomena.
90 6.7 8.212. American Gothic (1995)
~ A small town in South Carolina hides a dark underbelly. Another one of those "gone too soon" shows.
242 6.8 8.113. Millennium (1996)
~ If you thought The X-Files was dark, Millennium was even darker taking on the Y2K "end of the world" paranoia.
21 7 7.814. The Others (2000)
~ Focuses on a student who has to come to terms with her psychic abilites.
65 7 7.215. The Twilight Zone (2002)
~ A revival of the old series
15 5.5 7.316. The Scariest Places on Earth (2000)
~ Ordinary families were sent to locations identified as having paranormal phenomena.
30 5.3 5.417. The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)
~ A mini-series based on the book of the same name, tells the story of mysterious house and its occupants.
2528 7.8 8.818. Supernatural (2005)
~ Two brothers fight against demons and other supernatural creatures.
33 5.8 520. Paranormal State (2007)
~ Follows members of the Pennsylvania State University Paranormal Research Society as they try to prove or disprove paranormal phenomena.
1751 8.2 8.721. The Walking Dead (2010)
~ A sheriff's deputy wakes up from a coma to find a world dominated by flesh-eating walkers.
797 7.9 8.522. American Horror Story (2011)
~ Each season is a self-contained mini-series which as featured a restored mansion that is haunted by its former inhabitants and an institution for the criminally insane.
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