Top 10 Best Paranormal TV Shows We Love

The Ghoul Boys on The Ghost Hunt
Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural

When things go bump in the night, some of us get scared, and some of us investigate. If you’re like me, you’re a bit of both which is why Paranormal TV Shows are right up your alley.

Whether it’s “reality” ghost hunting shows or scripted dramas, getting a good paranormal scare and some solid storytelling is hard to beat and even harder to come by.

Here are our top 10 paranormal TV shows (scripted and “reality” alike) to add to your binge-watching routine.

10. Buzzfeed Unsolved: Supernatural

Unsolved: Supernatural Season 4 Trailer

The Ghoul Boys, Ryan and Shane, are a ghost-hunting duo unlike any other. One is a believer, one is a sceptic, and both are ridiculously funny to watch as they try to find out the age old question: are ghosts real?

TV Rating: 9/10

 The Ghoul Boys on the Ghost Hunt

9. Supernatural

Supernatural Season 1 Trailer

The Winchester brothers, Sam and Dean, set out on a journey to find their missing dad and go on a 15 season long journey battling (and a lot of times, befriending) the Supernatural. 

TV Rating 10/10 (for most seasons)


Saving People, Hunting Things, The Family Business

8. Ghost Adventures

When sceptic Zak Bagans encountered a ghost for the first time, he set out on a quest with his two buddies to capture the paranormal on camera. One of the most infamous ghost hunting “reality” shows, Ghost Adventures offers up plenty of scares, wtf moments, and some of the cheesiest overselling you’ll ever see.

TV Rating 7/10

Ghost Adventures

Ghost Hunting is serious business, folks!

7. Marianne

In this French language tv show, a young writer, Emma, returns to her hometown when she realizes her writing is coming true. One of the most bone-chilling paranormal shows I have watched in a while, this show absolutely belongs on your must-watch list.

TV Rating: 10/10


Freakin' witches, man

6. Castle Rock

Castle Rock Trailer

Upon receiving a strange request, criminal attorney Henry Matthew Deaver returns to his hometown of Castle Rock despite speculations that he was involved in the death of his father.

TV Rating: 9/10


That Pennywise actor sure does love Stephen King's work

5. The Exorcist

In a unique and terrifying case of possession, two very different priests attempt to help a family. Filled with unsettling and disturbing moments, this show is exactly what you would hope a paranormal show would be.

TV Rating 8/10
The Exorcist

Am I pretty now, Mommy?

4. The X-Files

Agents Scully and Mulder uncover extraterrestrial and supernatural secrets in this classic tv show.

TV Rating 10/10

The X-Files

Scully, you're not going to believe this!

3. The Haunting of Hill House

Alternating between the present and flashbacks, five siblings must deal with the haunting they experienced in their childhood home.

TV Rating: 10/10
The Haunting of Hill House

The rest is confetti

2. Ghost Hunters

Former plumbers who moonlighted as ghost hunters turned their passion into this hit ghost hunting reality show that started it all.

TV Rating: 7/10

Ghost Hunters

I ain't afraid of no ghost, so smile for the camera!

1. Stranger Things

Stranger Things Final Trailer

When young Will Byers goes missing near a super-secret government lab, his mom, brother, town sheriff, and group of friends all seek the truth behind the supernatural happenings that stem from the lab.

TV Rating: 10/10

Stranger Things

Hold on to your Eggos

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