Have a penchant for vampires, witches and werewolves? Settle down and make your way through this marathon-worthy list of teen supernatural dramas on Netflix.
‘The Vampire Diaries’
Fans of the vampire genre will enjoy this show. Set in the mysterious town of Mystic Falls, it tells the story of Elena, a teenager whose parents have just died in an accident. She slowly falls in love with Stefan Salavtore, a 162-year-old vampire. Things get complicated when Stefan’s older brother Damon Salvatore enters the picture.
Creators: Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec
Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder
Seasons: 8 (2009-2017)
A Vampire Diaries spin-off, this show follows the lives of the three Mikaelson siblings – Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah – the first vampires in history, which is why they’re called the “originals”. They arrive in New Orleans to befriend a group of witches and rule the city once more.
Creator: Julie Plec
Cast: Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Phoebe Tonkin
Seasons: 5 (2013-2018)
This high school drama revolves around young Scott McCall, an ordinary teenage boy. One day, when he’s persuaded into joining a search in the woods, he’s bitten by an animal. Scott becomes a werewolf. All of a sudden, he begins acing the popularity charts in school. However being a werewolf brings with it a peculiar set of problems.
Creator: Jeff Davis
Cast: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien
Seasons: 6 (2011-2017)
Clary Fray, a teenage girl living in Brooklyn with her mother, discovers that her ancestors were shadowhunters, human beings born with angelic blood that helps them fight evil. When Clary’s mother disappears, she decides to join the shadowhunters in order to find her.
Creator: Ed Decter
Cast: Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende
Seasons: 4 (2016-2019)
‘Always a Witch’
Originally titled Siempre Bruja in Spanish, this rom-com series is set in the 17th century. It’s about Carmen, a 19 year-old girl who is not only a witch, but also a slave. She time travels to the future in order to save not just herself, but the man she loves, while putting up with a dark rival along the way.
Creator: Ana María Parra
Cast: Angely Gaviria, Óscar Casas, Sofía Araujo
Seasons: 2 (2019-2020)
Language: Spanish (with English subtitles)
In this show, Jack Morton, a student of Belgrave University, joins a secret society, after which a series of murders start taking place across campus. All he wants to do is avenge his mother’s death, but he’s soon caught up in a bitter fight between werewolves and other dark forces.
Creator: Dennis Heaton
Cast: Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Max Martini
Seasons: 1 (2019)
Vampires (pictured above) follows the life of Doina, a Paris teen who’s half-human, half-vampire. As she tries to understand her true powers and control her newfound urges, she’s relentlessly pursued by a secret group of vampires.
Creators: Benjamin Dupas, Isaure Pisani-Ferry, Anne Cissé
Cast: Oulaya Amamra, Suzanne Clément, Kate Moran
Seasons: 1 (2020)
‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’
Loosely based on the Archie Comics’ character of the same name, the show tells the story of Sabrina, half-human, half-witch and her many adventures with magic. She has to juggle between two worlds, deal with long-held family secrets and fight mysterious evil forces.
Creator: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Cast: Kiernan Shipka, Ross Lynch, Miranda Otto
Seasons: 3 (2018-2020)