Top 10 TV Shows Like Supernatural

This is a list of the ten TV shows that are the most similar to Supernatural, great series are on this list and highly recommended for you to watch.

Some older and no longer airing some just beginning, some very popular, some not that much…all I can say is that I hope you’ll find a TV show that you’ll start watching. Let’s start!

Shows Like Supernatural

The X-Files - imageThe X-Files

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

The X-Files is the oldest show on the list, it started airing in 1993. A great science fiction TV show created by Chris Carter. The running time of one episode is 44 minutes.

Two FBI agents work on mysterious cases; one is a believer, the other one, a skeptic. The nature of the cases will make them wonder what is normal and what is possible.

There are 202 episodes of the show, the series received positive response from the critics, it’s a classic that you should watch if by any chance you have missed it by now.

Charmed - imageCharmed

Created by: Constance M. Burge
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Horror, Supernatural Drama
Running Time: 40-45 mins
Original Channel: The WB

Charmed started airing in 1998, it was created by Constance M. Burge. The estimated time for an episode is between 40 and 45 minutes, Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano play the main characters in this horror and action series.

They are the charmed ones because of their powers as witches, they are forced to face evil all the time and protect the innocent from demons and warlocks.

178 episodes and 8 seasons is how long the show lasted, the critical response was favorable.

Grimm - pictureGrimm

Created by: Stephen Carpenter, Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt
Genre: Horror, Supernatural Drama
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: NBC

Grimm is on NBC since 2011, the show is a cop drama with a twist, it is a great horror and supernatural drama.

Nick Burkhardt is a Portland detective, he has seen gruesome cases but nothing could prepare him for what came next, he starts seeing people transforming into monsters, he is a “Grimm” therefor able to see supernatural creatures.

There will be a fourth season, the show premiered with mixed reviews.

Reaper - imageReaper

Created by: Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters
Genre: Supernatural Drama, Comedy Drama
Running Time: 40-69 mins
Original Channel: The CW

Reaper is an American TV show that started airing in 2007. Two years later it was canceled.

Sam discovers on his 21st birthday that his soul was sold before his birth. Now he has to work for the devil until his time on earth passes.

31 episodes and 2 seasons is the total of the Reaper. Reaper was mostly compared to Chuck, it is a good comedy drama.

Medium - pictureMedium

Created by: Glenn Gordon Caron
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Supernatural Drama, Procedural Drama
Running Time: 45 mins
Original Channel: NBC(2005-2009), CBS(2009-2011)

Medium was on air for six years, first on NBC then on CBS for the final two years. Patricia Arquette played a great role in this procedural drama.

Allison Dubois has psychic abilities, she often dreams about the whereabouts of the victims and ca see the person’s soul if she touches them. She is a suburban mom and has to manage her powers, she has a husband and is a mother of three children, her daughter seems to develop similar abilities.

130 episodes is the total of the series, the premiere had 16 million viewers.

Arrow - imageArrow

Created by: Based on DC Comics
Genre: Action, Mystery, Drama, Superhero
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: The CW

Arrow is a new superhero show, it started airing in 2012. Considering there are not too many TV shows with superheroes, it’s very popular. Stephen Amell plays the protagonist.

Oliver Queen, a spoiled billionaire comes back to his hometown after going missing for 5 years. He was stranded on an island after his yacht was destroyed in a storm. He comes back trained from the difficult environment and decides to get rid of the vigilante in his town. It’s a great superhero drama.

The reception is favorable; the ratings are quite good and is definitely a show worth watching.

Smallville - photoSmallville

Created by: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Superhero
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: The WB, The, CW

Smallville was developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, it’s based on the Superman by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Tom Welling plays the protagonist, Clark Kent.

Its early Superman days, Clark Kent is a teen and discovers his abilities for the first time, he tries to hide them and along the way meets  few enemies, his relationship with Lana Leng, his parents and some other characters is very interesting to watch

Another superhero TV show on this list, it stopped airing in 2011, the reception was very good. You should give it a chance.

Ghost Whisperer - imageGhost Whisperer

Created by: John Gray
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Supernatural Drama
Running Time: 42-44 mins
Original Channel: CBS

Ghost Whisperer was created by John Gray; it was on air from 2005 to 2010 on CBS. Jennifer Love Hewitt played the protagonist and did a heck of a job.

After she gets married she discovers a new ability, she can communicate with the deceased so she sends important messages to the living in order for the dead to move on.

There are 107 episodes of this supernatural drama.

Nikita - imageNikita

Created by: Joel Surnow
Genre: Action, Spy Fiction
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: The CW

Nikita was on air for three years, from 2010 to 2013 on The CW. Maggie Q was excellent in this spy fiction.

Nikita gets rescued after she was sentenced to die, she then gets recruited to by an organization called the Division. What she wasn’t aware of is that she was trained as a spy and an assassin. She manages to get away, something nobody has ever done before and decides to come back after three years to reveal the Division’s true identity.

A very interesting show consisted of 73 episode, the reception was very good.

The Walking Dead - photoThe Walking Dead

Created by: Based on The Walking Dead by Tony Moore, Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard
Genre: Horror
Running Time: 42-45 mins
Original Channel: AMC

The Walking Dead was on air since 2010 on AMC, it was developed by Frank Darabont.

Rick Grimes, a police officer leads a group of survivors after a zombie apocalypse occurred; the struggle is very big as they are constantly in danger.

A great apocalyptic series, I highly recommend it. The reception was very good.

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