First Aired: 2005-09-13 Network: The CW Runtime: 60 Starring: Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, Mark Sheppard, Jim Beaver Top Attributes: Serial, Supernatural, Mystery, Drama Similar Shows: Sanctuary, FlashForward, Rubicon, Reaper, Angel
Description: Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
Description: Have you ever heard the one about a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost living together? Well for George, Mitchell and Annie, that's no joke. It's their life... or afterlife as the case may be. The supernatural trio share a rented house, desperately trying to strike a balance between their paranormal problems and the domestic challenges that regular humans take for granted. All in the hope of achieving the simple pleasure of Being Human. By forcing themselves to assimilate into society, they hope to experience the joys and satisfaction of normality...
10. True Blood
First Aired: 2008-09-07 Network: HBO Runtime: 50 Starring: Stephen Moyer, Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsg, rd, Rutina Wesley Top Attributes: Drama, Strong Female Lead, Serial, Supernatural Similar Shows: Lost, Heroes, The Vampire Diaries, FlashForward, Revenge
Description: True Blood is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, small town in northwestern Louisiana. The series centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality.
Description: Angel, a 240-year old vampire cursed with a conscience, haunts the dark streets of Los Angeles alone. But after he meets a half-demon with mysterious visions, Angel realizes his true purpose: to help those in danger with the hope that he may have a chance to redeem himself and save his own soul.
With Cordelia and Doyle at his side, he forms Angel Investigations. He is soon joined by Wesley, Gunn, Lorne and Fred, and he will need all their expertise to fight the growing forces of evil, and the supernatural law firm of Wolfram and Hart.
8. Pushing Daisies
First Aired: 2007-10-03 Network: ABC Runtime: 60 Starring: Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Kristin Chenoweth, Swoosie Kurtz, Chi McBride Top Attributes: Overall Quirkiness, Drama, Supernatural, Romance Similar Shows: Wonderfalls, Angel, Being Human, Warehouse 13, Reaper
Description: Pushing Daisies centers on the life of Ned, a pie-maker gifted with the mysterious ability to bring dead things back to life by touching them. There are some conditions to this somewhat unusual talent. Ned quickly learns that if something is revived for more than exactly one minute, something of similar "life value" in the vicinity drops dead, as a form of balance. Additionally, if he touches the revived person or thing a second time, it falls dead again, this time permanently.
7. The Returned
First Aired: 20121989-07-05 Network: Canal+ Runtime: 60
Description: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
First Aired: 2008-08-26 Network: FOX Runtime: 60 Starring: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Jasika Nicole, Blair Brown Top Attributes: Drama, Science Fiction, Mystery, Science Similar Shows: The X-Files, V, The Event, Dollhouse, The 4400
Description: The series follows a Federal Bureau of Investigation "Fringe Division" team based in Boston. The team uses unorthodox "fringe" science and FBI investigative techniques to investigate a series of unexplained, often ghastly occurrences, some of which are related to mysteries surrounding a parallel universe.
Description: After their plane, Oceanic Air flight 815, tore apart whilst thousands of miles off course, the survivors find themselves on a mysterious deserted island where they soon find out they are not alone.
Description: Doctor Who is the longest-running science fiction TV series in history, airing initially from 1963 to 1989. Doctor Who is about ideas. It pioneered sophisticated mixed-level storytelling. Its format was the key to its longevity: the Doctor, a mysterious traveller in space and time, travels in his ship, the TARDIS. The TARDIS can take him and his companions anywhere in time and space. Inevitably he finds evil at work wherever he goes...
2. The X-Files
First Aired: 1993-09-10 Network: FOX Runtime: 60 Starring: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Robert Patrick, Mitch Pileggi, Annabeth Gish Top Attributes: Strong Male Lead, Plot Twists, Science Fiction, Supernatural Similar Shows: Fringe, V, FlashForward, The Event, Nikita
Description: The X-Files focused on the exploits of FBI Agents Fox Mulder, Dana Scully, John Doggett and Monica Reyes and their investigations into the paranormal. From genetic mutants and killer insects to a global conspiracy concerning the colonization of Earth by an alien species, this mind-boggling, humorous and occasionally frightening series created by Chris Carter has been one of the world's most popular sci-fi/drama shows since its humble beginnings in 1993.
1. Buffy The Vampire Slayer
First Aired: 1997-03-10 Network: The WB Runtime: 40 Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Emma Caulfield, Michelle Trachtenberg Top Attributes: Supernatural, Drama, Geekiness, Strong Female Lead Similar Shows: Eastwick, Charmed, Being Human, The Vampire Diaries, Angel
Description: In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer.
Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy Summers, The Chosen One, the one girl in all the world with the strength and skill to fight the vampires. With the help of her close friends, Willow (Alyson Hannigan ), Xander (Nicholas Brendon), and her Watcher Giles (Anthony Stewart Head) she balances slaying, family, friendships, and relationships.