Watch a "Killer" TV Showby Ricci | created - 23 Jun 2011 | updated - 07 Dec 2015 | Public
Below is a list of shows that feature a serial killer of the week or a killer that is prominently featured throughout the season. The list only contains shows that I have seen.
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1. American Horror Story (2011– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult.
3. Criminal Minds (2005– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
5. Epitafios (2004– )
TV-MA | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A series of homicides reunite detectives Renzo Marquez and Marina Segal and leads them on a quest to stop a killer whose modus operandi is to replicate previous slayings as if they were works of art.
6. The Fall (I) (2013– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.
7. The Following (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.
8. Glory Days (2002– )
60 min | Comedy, Mystery, Horror
The author of a tell-all book gets writer's block and decides to return home for inspiration only to find that the town locals aren't too happy with his last book.
9. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
10. Harper's Island (2009)
40 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Harper's Island was once the scene of a gruesome series of murders. Now, seven years later, family and friends gather on the island for a wedding, but one by one they begin to die.
11. Heroes (II) (2006–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Season 1 has a slasher-like subplot to it, with super-powered Syler hunting down & killing other heroes one-by-one so he can steal their powers.
14. Luther (2010–2018)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
16. Millennium (I) (1996–1999)
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group whose interest lies in cases involving doomsday cults and killers obsessed with the end of the millennium.
18. Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama
The dark and twisted trials of two plastic surgeons.
At the end of Season 2 & all of Season 3, a masked psycho dubbed "The Carver" is stalking beautiful people & carving grotesque smiles onto their faces.
19. Môsô dairinin (2004– )
TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way.
20. Profiler (1996–2000)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Ally Walker stars as Dr. Sam Waters, a detective with the Violent Crimes Task Force, a federal agency which often works with the FBI, ATF, and other crime-solving agencies. The VCTF ... See full summary »
21. Ripper Street (2012– )
TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper.
22. Scream Queens (2015–2016)
TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A semi-anthology series that centers on returning characters being terrorized by a serial killer in different locations, including a university and a hospital.
23. Touching Evil (2004– )
60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Returning from a year-long psychological leave of absence after surviving a gunshot wound to the head, a detective is assigned to the F.B.I.'s new Organized and Serial Crime Unit (O.S.C.U.)... See full summary »
25. Whitechapel (2009–2013)
180 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.