Top 10 Best Mystery TV Series



10.  Pretty Little Liars


Pretty Little Liars (2010-2017) is an American teen drama, mystery, romance television series based on the popular book series of the same name, written by Sara Shepard.

Starring - Troian Bellisario , Ashley Benson , Lucy Hale , Shay Mitchell , Sasha Pieterse , Ian Harding , Janel Parrish , Tyler Blackburn , Keegan Allen.

PLOT - In Rosewood, Pennsylvania, a once tight knit group of girls have to band back together after the leader of their group, Alison DiLaurentis goes mysteriously and unexplainably missing. They then start getting texts from an anonymous source that soon turns their lives more dangerous then they can imagine, and threatens to ruin everything that is keeping them sane. They have to work together to save their families, relationships, and their own lives before it's to late, and everything is ruined once and for all.


9.  Quantico


Quantico (2015- ) is an American crime, drama, thriller, mystery series created by Joshua Safran. This series second season is currently airing on ABC.

Starring - Priyanka Chopra , Jake McLaughlin , Aunjanue Ellis , Yasmine Al Massri , Johanna Braddy , Josh Hopkins , Tate Ellington , Graham Rogers.

PLOT - A look at the lives of young FBI recruits training at the Quantico base in Virginia when one of them is suspected of being a sleeper terrorist and masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.


8.  How To Get Away With Murder


How to get away with Murder (2014- ) is an American crime, drama, mystery television series created by Peter Nowalk , This series have 3 seasons and 45 episodes, also ABC renewed this show for a fourth season.

Starring - Viola Davis , Billy Brown , Alfred Enoch , Jack Falahee , Aja Naomi King , Matt McGorry , Karla Souza , Charlie Weber.

PLOT - A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot that will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives.


7.  True Detective


True Detective (2014- ) is an American crime, drama, mystery television series created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. The series have 2 Seasons and 16 Episodes.

Starring - Matthew McConaughey , Colin Farrell , Woody Harrelson , Rachel McAdams , Michelle Monaghan , Taylor Kitsch , Michael Potts.

PLOT - In 2012, Two Louisiana State Police Detectives are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995. The timelines braid and converge in 2012 as each man is pulled back into a world they believed they'd left behind. In learning about each other and their killer, it becomes clear that darkness lives on both sides of the law.  


6.  Criminal Minds

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Criminal Minds (2005- ) is an American crime, drama, mystery television series created by Jeff Davis, which airs on the broadcast network CBS. This series have 12 Seasons and 269 episodes.

Starring - Matthew Gray Gubler , Kirsten Vangsness , Thomas Gibson , A.J. Cook , Shemar Moore , Joe Mantegna , Paget Brewster.

PLOT - The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), 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.  Under The Dome

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Under the Dome (2013- 2015) is an American sci-fi, mystery, drama television series. It premiered on CBS on June 24, 2013 and concluded on September 10, 2015. The series was based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. This series have 3 seasons and 39 episodes.

Starring - Britt Robertson , Mike Vogel , Rachelle Lefevre , Alexander Koch , Colin Ford , Mackenzie Lintz , Dean Norris , Eddie Cahill .

PLOT - An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small actual town of Chester's Mill, Maine, USA, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townspeople must discover the secrets and purpose of the dome and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other.


4.  Lost


Lost (2004-2010) is an American television adventure, drama, fantasy series that originally aired on ABC for six seasons, comprising a total of 121 Episodes.

Starring - Mathew Fox , Jorge Garcia , Josh Holloway , Evangeline Lilly , Terry O'Quinn , Naveen Andrews , Daniel Dae Kim.

PLOT - The survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 were 1,000 miles off course when they crashed on a lush, mysterious island. Each person possesses a shocking secret, but they've got nothing on the island itself, which harbors a monstrous security system, a series of underground bunkers and a group of violent survivalists hidden in the shadows.


3.  Sherlock


Sherlock (2010- ) is a crime,  drama, mystery television series based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. This series have 4 seasons comprising of 13 Episodes.

Starring - Benedict Cumberbatch , Martin Freeman , Mark Gatiss , Andrew Scott , Rupert Graves.

PLOT - A modern adaptation of the famous Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories. Sherlock Holmes lives in 21st century London, a city filled with mystery, crime and deceit. The back streets are alive with robbers, blackmailers, smugglers and serial killers. When the police are desperate they call upon Mr Sherlock Holmes and his unconventional methods of deduction to shed light on the matter. Ably assisted by Doctor John Watson, a recently returned Afghanistan vet, Sherlock attempts to solve some of the countries most intriguing puzzles.


2.  Dexter


Dexter (2006 - 2013) is an American television crime, drama, mystery series that aired on Showtime from October 1, 2006, to September 22, 2013. This series have 8 season comprising of 96 episodes.

Starring - Michael C. Hall , Jennifer Carpenter , David Zayas , James Remar , C.S. Lee , Lauren Luna VĂ©lez , Desmond Harrington ,  Julie Benz.

PLOT - During the day, Dexter Morgan is a jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department's crime lab, but his meticulously crafted life masks his true nature. In reality Dexter is a disciplined and murderous psychopath (a self-admitted "monster"), and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial killers he tracks down during the day.  


1. The X-Files


The X-Files (1993-) is an American sci-fi, drama, mystery television series created by Chris Carter , which originally aired from September 10 1993 on Fox.  This Series have 10 Seasons making total of 208 episodes in total.

Starring – Gillian Anderson , David Duchovny , Mitch Pileggi , Robert Patrick.

PLOT - FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are different: Mulder is a believer in the paranormal while Scully is not. Together, they investigate paranormal cases which takes them all the way to alien conspiracies within the U.S. government and even puts their lives and careers at risk. Together, they try to solve the mysteries within the U.S. government, no matter what they have to do, and along the way they try to solve any other case that's related to the paranormal.

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