A List of 323 Anthology TV Shows of Horror/Mystery/"Monster of the Week"/Sci-Fi/Ghosts/Fantasy/Fairy Tales/Supernatural/ Murder/Horror Host Movie Shows, etc)by bcsterrett | created - 09 Aug 2012 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
TV shows similar/in relation to the original 1959 Twilight Zone or Alfred Hitchcock Presents.
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1. 13 Demon Street (1959–1960)
30 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A horror anthology series, set at decaying 13 Demon Street where the host, an unnerving Lon Chaney Jr., opened and closed each episode.
Available from Something Weird Video.
2. 13 Nights of Fright with Neil Gaiman (2004– )
Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Each night, Neil presents a different horror movie classic. In addition the viewing audience who watch each night would discover a secret clue that will unlock a hidden page on the website giving them access to 13 exclusive interviews.
4. Acri Creature Feature (1969–2003)
A hosted horror movie show with Chuck Acri, screened on WQAD-TV in the quad cities and syndicated throughout Illinois. It ran from 1969 till 1976, with revival seasons in 1982 and 2003.
6. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama, and comedy about people of different backgrounds committing murders, suicides, thefts, and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations, perceived or not.
7. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)
22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Updated remakes of classic stories from Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962), originally produced by the Master of Suspense. His original opening bits are colorized for re-use here.
8. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
PG | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Truly amazing, fantastical, funny, and odd, and sometimes scary, sad, and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses, and directors made guest appearances.
Adventure | Filming
Reimagining the anthology from visionary Steven Spielberg, "Amazing Stories," executive produced by Spielberg, will transport the audience to worlds of wonder through the lens of today's most imaginative filmmakers, directors and writers.
10. 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, a cult, and the apocalypse.
13. Armchair Mystery Theatre (1960– )
60 min | Drama, Mystery
Armchair Mystery Theatre is a 60-minute United Kingdom television anthology mystery series. Thirty-four episodes aired from 1960-65. It was hosted by Donald Pleasence and produced by Leonard White.
20. Ayakashi - Samurai Horror Tales (2006– )
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Horror
The series is made up of three stories: "Yotsuya Ghost Story", an adaptation of the classic Japanese ghost story; "Goddess of the Dark Tower", and Goblin Cat.
21. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Series of television plays performed live.
Includes stories like the yeti episode "The Creature"
23. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)
PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy
Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »
25. Bone Chillers (1996– )
30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Edgar Allen Poe High School is one scary place to go through the trials and tribulations of youth. Each week, students are confronted with monsters (Mummies, Giant Frogs), as well as ... See full summary »
26. The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse (1949– )
30 min | Drama
The Boris Karloff Mystery Playhouse is a 30-minute US television mystery anthology series, probably produced live. Boris Karloff hosted twelve episodes that aired from September to December 1949. All but five titles appear to be lost.
27. CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (1980–1982)
CBS Children's Mystery Theatre was an American television anthology series aimed at teens and pre-teens. A total of five episodes were produced by and aired on CBS from 1980-83.
30. Chiller (1963–1965)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A non hosted horror movie show screening on KTTV, Channel 11, Los Angeles, California from 1963 until 1965.
31. Chiller (1995– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Horror, Thriller
Chiller is a 5-episode horror/fantasy anthology series originally shown erratically in the UK on ITV. The stories each involve, to some extent, the supernatural, and feature lead actors ... See full summary »
34. Chock (1997)
25 min | Horror, Mystery, Talk-Show
Chock is a Swedish horror television series that was broadcast in 1997. Each episode was presented by the Swedish cult actor and horror host, Ernst-Hugo Järegård. Episodes were directed by Mikael Håfström, Daniel Bergman and Ulf Malmros.
37. The Clock (1949–1952)
30 min | Drama, Mystery
Suspense/Anthology series based on a ABC radio series which ran from 1946-48. The half-hour series mostly consisted of original dramas concerning murder, mayhem or insanity. Series narrator... See full summary »
41. Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999–2002)
TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The offbeat adventures of Courage, a cowardly dog who must overcome his own fears to heroically defend his unknowing farmer owners from all kinds of dangers, paranormal events and menaces that appear around their land.
43. Creature Double Feature (1973–1983)
Action, Fantasy, Horror
A horror movie show on WLVI-TV, Channel 56 Boston, Massachusetts screening horror movies with Dale Dorman as "Uncle Dale" providing the voice over announcements. The show screened on Satiurday's at 1:00pm in the mid 1970's to early 1980's.
49. Creature Feature (1972)
Action, Fantasy, Horror
A non-hosted horror movie show on WLVI-TV, Channel 56 Boston, Massachusetts screening its collection of Godzilla movies on Saturdays at midnight, moving to 12:00 noon and later to 2 pm on Saturdays in 1972.
50. Creature Feature (1976–1980)