Spooky season is here, which means it’s time to watch some killer shows. Whether you’re looking for something ominous, something murderous, or something downright scary, these suspenseful series are well worth the binge.
For fans of the Saw franchise, this Korean show (dubbed and subtitled in English) is about a high-stakes game that comes at a significant cost. When it was released earlier this month, it instantly became a massive Netflix hit. The innovative (and terrifying) subject of deadly children’s games will keep you on the edge of your seat with adrenaline and fear. Watch now on Netflix.
New to the CBS docket, Ghosts is a spooky comedy series (a remake of an HBO original) that follows a couple as they inherit an estate they plan to turn into a bed and breakfast. Things go a little haywire when they realize they’re being haunted by the house’s previous inhabitants. This quirky show is the perfect way to get your spooky fix without worrying about losing any sleep at night. Watch now on CBS.
Them is a timely period piece that follows a Black couple in the 1950s that moves to an all-White neighborhood – and the haunting aftermath as they experience malevolent forces around them. If you want something deep, disturbing, and endlessly entertaining, this is the show for you. Watch now on Amazon Prime.
The cult-classic films from the ’80s have been transformed into this television series worthy of avid horror fans. Creepshow breathes new life into the format with big names, creepy stories, and endless nostalgia. Each episode focuses on new stories, great if you’re looking to watch just a few episodes or if you want to constantly be surprised by something new. Either way, you won’t be disappointed. Watch now on Shudder.
Another comedy for horror fans, FX’s What We Do in the Shadows is a documentary-style show following the lives of a group of vampires. And if it sounds ridiculous, that’s because it is – in all the best ways. You’ll undoubtedly laugh during every episode while still getting your horror fix from the spooky characters. The show is smart, plays into the best horror tropes, and will keep you entertained all the while. Watch now on Hulu.
This Mexican thriller, dubbed and subtitled in English, is for every true crime junky that wants a little realism in their fiction. The show follows a man who is framed for his sister’s murder. Rather than sitting idly by and letting it happen, he seeks revenge, determined to find the real culprit. Another high-stakes show in every way, Who Killed Sara? will easily become your next favorite binge. Watch now on Netflix.
Who needs scary movies when you have hours of haunted television at your fingertips? These TV shows are some of the best available for your enjoyment this month. So sit back, pull up a blanket to cover your eyes, and be prepared to lose some sleep, because these scary faves are going to stick with you.