Top 10 TV Shows Like Fringe

What are the 10 best TV shows like Fringe?

I love this list, so many great series. Here we will take a look at the shows that are the most identical to Fringe.

You will definitely like the following list, a good deal of them are very popular and recognizable series.

With no further ado, let’s start.

Best Shows Like Fringe

The X-Files - imageThe X-Files

Created by: Chris Carter
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

The X-Files was created by Chris Carter, it was on air for nine years, from 1993 to 2002. Overall the series has 202 episodes.

Two FBI agents work on mysterious cases, the one is a believer while the other a pessimist. It’s a great show where they have to explain the unexplainable, very similar to Fringe, The X-Files is a classic mystery science fiction series.

The reception was as positive as it can get, a masterpiece was made by the creator of the show, Chris Carter. This goes without saying but if you liked Fringe you will probably enjoy this one as well.

Alcatraz - pictureAlcatraz

Created by: Elizabeth Sarnoff, Bryan Wynbrandt, Steven Lilien
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Alcatraz was on air for three months in 2012, it was created by the trio consisted of Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt.

A mysterious phenomenon happened in 1963, all the prisoners and guard from Alcatraz disappeared. In the present they appeared out of nowhere and a secret agency is on the run for them.

The series received a failrly positive review, J.J. Abrams is the executive producer of the show, the same person who created Fringe alongside Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

Undercovers - photoUndercovers

Created by: J.J. Abrams, Josh Reims
Genre: Action, Drama
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: NBC

Undercovers was on air from September to December 2012, it was created by the same creator of Fringe, J.J. Abrams. Only 13 episodes of this action drama.

It’s kind of a cliche, years after being inactive, a husband and a wife are approached by the CIA to get back to work. Not a very popular nor successful series but it does have the same creator.

The composer of the show is Michael Giacchino, the same team from Fringe.

Awake - imageAwake

Created by: Kyle Killen
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: NBC

Awake was on air for only a few months in 2012. The series was created by Kyle Killen.

After a family member dies in a car accident, a police detective starts living two parallel lives, one with his son and the other with his wife, which one is the reality and which is a dream.

The series received positive response, if you are a fan of fantasy then give the show a chance.

Lost - imageLost

Created by: J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof
Genre: Mystery, Drama
Running Time: 40-48 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Lost was created by the trio J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber and Damon Lindelof. It was on air from 2004 to 2010. What a great show this is, a fantastic adventure and mystery drama.

It takes place on a mysterious island, an airplane crashes and the survivors find the island to be more than an ordinary place. Jack, Kate, Locke, Sawyer…so many awesome characters. One of my favorite series, I am certain you will enjoy it.

Many were displeased with the ending and overall revealing of the secrets and mysteries the show produced. What you need to know that in Lost its more about the journey than the destination. Simply put, if you like Fringe you will love Lost, seriously watch it!

Supernatural - imageSupernatural

Created by: Eric Kripke
Genre: Mystery, Horror
Running Time: 38-45 mins
Original Channel: The WB, The CW

Supernatural is on air since 2005, it was created by Eric Kripke. There are 195 episodes so far and many more to come as it seems.

Two brothers become hunters and continue what their father used to do, a kind of family bussiness if you will. They hunt all kind of creatures, demons, monsters and gods.

It is a really good series, another that you will surely enjoy, a lot of supernatural fans out there and there is a good reason for that.

Terra Nova - imageTerra Nova

Created by: Kelly Marcel, Craig Silverstein
Genre: Science Fiction, Drama
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Terra Nova was created by Kelly Marcel and Craig Silverstein, it was on air for less than 3 months in 2011. There are only 13 episodes of this science fiction drama.

It is 2149 and the planet is dying, a group of people go back 85 million years in order to start a new civilization and save the Earth.

The beginning promised a lot, the show was labeled as very exciting and promising.

Heroes - pictureHeroes

Created by: Tim Kring
Genre: Science Fiction
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: NBC

Heroes was on air from 2006 to 2010, it was created by Tim King. There are 77 episodes of this serial drama.

It is I think everyone’s dream come true, one night you go to bed and you wake up with a certain incredible ability. I really enjoyed this show.

The reception was very positive, if you like superhero and science fiction genre then you will love it.

The Mentalist - imageThe Mentalist

Created by: Bruno Heller
Genre: Crime Drama
Running Time: 40-44 mins
Original Channel: CBS

The Mentalist was created by Bruno Heller, it has been on air since 2008. The series was directed by Chris Long and David Nutter.

Patrick Jane is a psychic, he starts working for the FBI as a consultant just so he can find the madman who killed his wife and daughter, a man called “Red John”.

138 episodes so far and hopefully many more to come, watch the show, you’ll like it.

Bones - photoBones

Created by: Hart Hanson
Genre: Comedy Drama
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Bones was created by Hart Hanson, it has been on air since 2005, 190 episodes so far. I is not a coincidence that the series has lasted this much.

A great partnership is on the rise, a forensic anthropologist and a FBI agent team up to solve death causes. Usually they deal with only bones.

There are episodes still to come, a great series that you will surely enjoy.

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