53 Best Rated Most Suspenseful TV Shows List

Television series or shows are always popular among the audiences. There are numerous tv shows released every year. Each and every tv shows has its own different genre including comedy, action, horror, suspense, thriller, romantic, film noir, fantasy, sports, supernatural and soon. After finishing the list, another tv show stuck into my mind and I had to insert that show to the list. So after devoting some time, I have compiled a list on  53 best rated and most suspenseful tv shows.

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In this list, You will find the name of most suspenseful tv shows along with their number of seasons, a number of episodes, running time and release date. This list is totally based on my opinion, so no offense, please. I hope this list will entice you to watch some. Please leave comment or feedback if you think differently and have something in mind which you want me to notice. Your comments or feedback are most welcome!

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52 Most Suspenseful TV Shows Which You Must Watch

Sr. No. TV Show Name No. of Seasons No. of Episodes Per Episode Length (Approx.) Original Release
1. 24 9 204 + 24: Redemption 43 Minutes November 6, 2001 – May 24, 2010
Revival:
May 5, 2014 – July 14, 2014
2. American Horror Story 6 73 37–73 minutes October 5, 2011 – present
3. A Próxima Vítima 1 203 45 Minutes March 13 – November 3, 1995
4. Alias 5 105 42-45 Minutes September 30, 2001 – May 22, 2006
5. Ambition 1 20 30-40 Minutes 8 July – 2 August 1996
6. American Crime Story 1 10 41-58 Minutes February 2, 2016 – present
7. Breaking Bad 5 62 43-58 Minutes January 20, 2008 – September 29, 2013
8. Bates Motel 4 40 40-47 Minutes March 18, 2013 – present
9. Criminal Minds 12 265 42 Minutes September 22, 2005 – present
10. Crow’s Blood 1 6 30-40 Minutes July 23 – August 27, 2016
11. Dexter 8 96 45–60 minutes October 1, 2006 – September 22, 2013
12. Fear Itself 1 13 42 Minutes June 5 – July 31, 2008
13. Fauda 1 12 45 Minutes February 15, 2015 – present
14. Game of Thrones 6 60 50–69 minutes April 17, 2011 – present
15. Gaiji Keisatsu 1 6 53 Minutes November 14, 2009 – 19 December 2009
16. Haven 5 78 41-43 Minutes July 9, 2010 – December 17, 2015
17. Homeland 6 61 46-84 Minutes October 2, 2011 – present
18. Hunted 1 8 60 Minutes 4 October – 22 November 2012
19. Justified 6 78 38-53 Minutes March 16, 2010 – April 14, 2015
20. The Killing 4 44 42–45 minutes (seasons 1–3)
55–59 minutes (season 4)
April 3, 2011 – August 1, 2014
21. Luther 4 16 57 Minutes 4 May 2010 – 22 December 2015
22. Lost 6 121+ epilogue 40-48 Minutes September 22, 2004 – May 23, 2010
23. MacGyver 7 139+2 TV Films 46-48 Minutes September 29, 1985 – May 21, 1992
24. Mystery Woman 1 11 80-84 Minutes August 31, 2003 – January 13, 2007
25. Murdoch Mysteries 10 145 43-46 Minutes January 20, 2008 – present
26. Miami Vice 5 112 48 minutes + three 96 minutes episodes September 16, 1984 – June 28, 1989
27. Masters of Horror 2 26 60 Minutes October 28, 2005 – February 2, 2007
28. The Old Miao Myth 1 20 30-45 Minutes 30 May – 24 June 1983
29. Oz 6 56 55 Minutes July 12, 1997 – February 23, 2003
30. The originals 3 66 45 Minutes October 3, 2013 – present
31. The Mentalist 7 151 40-45 Minutes September 23, 2008 – February 18, 2015
32. Todd McFarlane’s Spawn 3 18 30 minutes May 16, 1997 – May 28, 1999
33. Prison Break 4 81 42 Minutes August 29, 2005 – May 15, 2009
34. Quantico 2 30 43 Minutes September 27, 2015 – present
35. Rodina 1 12 48-68 Minutes March 16, 2015 – present
36. Twin Peaks 2 30 46–50 minutes,
94 minutes (“Pilot” and “Episode 8”)
April 8, 1990 – June 10, 1991
37. Thriller 2 67 49 min. (Season 1)
50 min. (Season 2)
September 13, 1960 – April 30, 1962
38. Twisted 1 19 40 Minutes March 19, 2013 – April 1, 2014
39. True Detective 2 16 54–65 minutes
87 minutes (season 2 finale)
January 12, 2014 – August 9, 2015
40. The Shield 7 88 45-50 Minutes March 12, 2002 – November 25, 2008
41. The Walking Dead 7 91 42–67 minutes October 31, 2010 – present
42. Smallville 10 218 42 Minutes October 16, 2001 – May 13, 2011
43. Suspense 6 260 25-30 Minutes 6 January 1949 – 17 August 1954
44. Sherlock Holmes 4 13 85-90 Minutes 25 July 2010 – present
45. Supernatural 12 249 38-45 Minutes September 13, 2005 – present
46. Terror in Resonance 1 11 30-60 Minutes July 10, 2014 – September 25, 2014
47. The Twilight Zone 5 156 25 min. (seasons 1–3, 5)
51 min. (season 4)
October 2, 1959 – June 19, 1964
48. The Vampire Diaries 8 164 41-44 Minutes September 10, 2009 – March 10, 2017
49. The Killing 3 40 50 Minutes 7 January 2007 – 25 November 2012
50. Vis a vis 2 24 70 Minutes April 20, 2015 – June 22, 2016
51. When Heaven Burns 1 30 45 Minutes 21 November 2011 – 1 January 2012
52. The Wire 5 60 55–60 minutes,
93 minutes (series finale)
June 2, 2002 – March 9, 2008
53. Witches of East End 2 23 43 Minutes October 6, 2013 – October 5, 2014

 

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