10 Horror TV Shows That Are Scarier Than Most Movies

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Horror TV shows can surpass movies in scariness due to their extended storytelling format, providing more time for suspenseful buildup and character development. The medium’s structure fosters viewer attachment to characters, intensifying emotional responses to their frightening experiences better than even some of the best horror movies of all time do. In delving into psychological and supernatural themes, TV shows convey tension and dread with lasting impact. The ability to tell intricate, unpredictable stories with numerous twists adds to the immersive horror experience, which is why some of the most popular series in recent years have been in the horror genre.