If you loved Teen Wolf and want more like it, then this article is for you. It contains a comprehensive list of similar suggestions to Teen Wolf that is worth checking out.
Most of the suggestions have supernatural and paranormal topics in common. Typical recurring elements are werewolves, vampires and magic. Most of them have teenagers as main characters with their highschool as a central setting. But there is, of course, exceptions to this.
Scott McCall's life changes forever when he is bitten by a werewolf and becomes one himself.
Some changes are positive, like strength, super-hearing and super healing.
There are also problems and dangers that come along with being a lycanthrope. Dangers both from other werewolves and other creatures.
But as if that was not enough, there are also werewolf hunters out there.
Keep reading to get the suggestions.
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TV-Shows like Teen Wolf
Elena and her brother Jeremy lives in Mystic Falls with their aunt Jenna. She moved in as their guardian after they lost their parents.
On Elena's first day back at school after her parent's death she meats Stefan, a mysterious new guy. What Elena dos not know is that Stefan is an old vampire.
They gradually grow closer, until Stefans`s older brother, Damon, shows up and acts like an evil bastard.
Is The Vampire Diaries good?
I remember liking Vampire Diaries at on point, but then I grew tired of the show. It is a popular show, so you should probably give it a try.
Why is The Vampire Diaries recommended?
The Vampire Diaries is another paranormal teen show. It has more focus on romance than Teen Wolf. And it's probably more aimed for a girl audience. Except for that, they have many similarities.
The Vampire Diaries is definitely worth checking out if you like Teen Wolf.
Barry Allen is a CSI scientist in Central city. Despite a childhood trauma where some yellow and red lighting kills his mother, but his father is blamed for her murder, he still lives a happy life.
One day Barry's life takes an unexpected turn. An experiment he performs in his lab goes wrong. And during this, he gets struck with lightning. A flash of strange lightning that occurs at the same time that the particle accelerator at S.T.A.R. labs explodes.
When Barry finally comes out of his coma. A coma caused by the lightning strike. Barry discovers that he has gained super speed.
Barry joins up with some new friends that work at what remains of S.T.A.R. Labs. Together they experiment with his newfound powers.
But soon others with powers start to emerge, and most are not so kind-hearted as Barry. Together they do their best to catch these superpowered people or so-called metahumans.
Is The Flash good?
The Flash is a good superhero show.
It has some cool crossovers with Arrow, even if it is not as dark and gritty as the Arrow.
It`s not the best show out there, but it is still worth a try.
If you get hanged up on inconsistencies then you might get irritated with it. He's speed is not consistent. In some episodes he can dodge bullets, but in others, he has problems dodging much slower punches.
Why is The Flash recommended?
The Flash is a superhuman show. It's not exactly in the same genre, as Teen Wolf but it's close. The main actors are slightly older, they are out of high school and have regular jobs.
Check out The Flash, especially if you also like superheroes.
Bitten is based on the excellent book series; Women of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong.
We follow Elena Michaels, a werewolf that abandoned her pack. She took refuge in the city where she got a successful photography career.
But trouble is brewing at the packs home, and her alpha is calling her back. What will come of her peaceful life, and will the pack survive?
Is Bitten good?
Bitten is a good show. Not as good as the books, but absolutely worth watching. Especially if you like paranormal fantasy and werewolves. Its not a teen show. It has older actors.
Why is Bitten recommended?
Bitten is also about werewolves. It does not have the teenage highschool drama, and it has adult actors as main characters. Bitten also has more werewolf pack dynamics in it.
If you like Teen Wolf then you should watch Bitten!
Magne, his mother, and his younger brother Laurits return to the Edda, after many years of absence. Edda is small fictional town in Norway.
As they arrive in Edda a mysterious old woman vitnes Magne performing a good deed. She decides to give him a "gift". She activates a supernatural and strange power in him. A power that has a strange likeness to a certain Norse God.
Magne already has social problems so this new power in him does not make it any easier for him. Especially when he and his brother have to start at a new high school.
Despite his problems, Magne becomes friends with the climate and green advocate Isolde. When Isolde dies in a paragliding accident Magne starts too suspect that it was not an accident. He suspects that something more sinister is going on.
He soon learns that he is not the only one with strange old powers.
Is Ragnarok good?
Ragnarok is an amazing show with excellent pacing and focus. Its well acted and with beautiful scenery.
Why is Ragnarok recommended?
Ragnarok is another paranormal teen show. It's about Gods and mythology. It has teen highschool drama and deadly action.
If you like Teen Wolf, then check out Ragnarok. It might be a foreign show, but it's very good.
Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he is a descendant of the fared Grimms.
Grimms are a group of hunters who fight supernatural forces. They are charged with keeping the balance between humanity and the creatures of myth.
A reformed "Big Bad Wolf", now a reformed vegetarian, becomes his greatest helper and confidant.
Is Grimm good?
The creators have earlier made shows like Buffy and Angle. Grimm has some high standards to live up to, and it does so remarkably well.
This Show is a kind of modern take on the Grimm`s fairytales. Grimm is especially worth watching if you like modern fantasy and police shows.
Why is Grimm recommended?
Grimm is a mix of police procedural and a supernatural show. It targets a slightly older audience than Teen Wolf.
If you like Teen Wolf then check out Grimm. It's an excellent show.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is mainly about Sabrina Spellman. She's a witch and soon turning 16, which means she has to undergo a dark baptism to fully embrace her witch side.
Sabrina has to pledge her loyalty to the Dark Lord Satan.
Sabrina is a "half-breed", one of her parents was a human, and she goes to a normal high school. Her dual nature makes her struggle with the upcoming baptism.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a dark coming-of-age story. A story that's full of horror, the occult, and witchcraft of the darkest sort.
Is Chilling Adventures of Sabrina good?
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has a Solid cast, engaging plot and compelling visuals. I love this show. It's dark and grotesque but at the same time not scary or a gorefest.
Most negative reviews online are because they feel like the show has some political agenda or they dislike how it strays from the earlier versions. None of this bothers me. I find it an excellent show.
Why is Chilling Adventures of Sabrina recommended?
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is darker and more about witches. Just like Teen Wolf its another supernatural teen show with a high school setting.
Check it out!
Legacies is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. It follows a new generation of magical beings where some are the children of characters from the earlier shows.
Hope Mikaelson, Josie and Lizzie Saltzman, and Landon Kirby are the main characters. Hope Mikaelson is Klaus Mikaelson's daughter and she is a witch/vampire/werewolf hybrid. Lizzie and Josie Saltzman are the twin witch daughters of Alaric Saltzman. While Landon Kirby is something else.
The main setting in Legacies is The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Its a school for vampires, witches, and werewolfs.
Is Legacies good?
Legacies is an OK show, not great, but worth watching.
If you like this kind of teen fantasy show like Teen Wolf and the Vampire Diaries then its absolutely worth watching.
I personally find Legacies better than The Vampire Diaries, but not as good as the Originals.
Why is Legacies recommended?
Legacies in jet another teen paranormal show. It has teen highschool drama and supernatural action.
Legacies is worth checking out if you like Teen Wolf.
A teenage girl is murdered in the small town of Hemlock Grove in Pennsylvania. In this small town secrets are part of daily life and the darkest evils hide in plain sight.
Will the hunt for the killer fin just one monster, or will many come out from where they hide?
Why is Hemlock Grove recommended?
Hemlock Grove also has werewolves in it. It's darker than Teen Wolf, and stranger. But it's still worth checking out.
Mitchell, George, and Annie are in there twenties and shares an apartment in Bristol England. However, they are not an ordinary group of twenty-something. They are a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost.
Is Being Human good?
This show has some inconsistencies. Some of the rules about the supernatural changes depending on the plot. But it's still an amazing show.
Absolutely worth watching.
Sookie Stackhouse works as a waitress at Merlotte's, a bar in Bon Temps a small southern town in the states.
One day she meets Bill Compton, a 173-year old vampire. He stands out to her and they hit it off early on.
Vampires are outed to the world.
They try to be accepted as regular humans. A synthetic blood alternative called True Blood is their main strategy for acceptance.
Sookie`s life gets seriously complicated when she gets involved with the supernatural world. But Sookie is not an ordinary person herself either. She has the ability to read thoughts. Except for the thoughts of vampires. Witch is why Bill stood out to her when she met him.
True Blood is loosely based on the book series Southern Vampire Mysteries.
Is True Blood good?
True Bloodis an excellent TV show.
The story separates itself from the books after the first season, but that's OK. You should watch this show.
"In every generation, there is a chosen one... she alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer".
Buffy, a sexy kick-ass high school girl, is her generation chosen one.
Destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures. And at the same time still trying, and failing, to be just a "normal girl".
Luckily for her, she is not alone in her quest to save the world. She has the help of her group of friends, the hilarious evil-fighting team called "The Scooby Gang".
Is Buffy: the Vampire Slayer good?
Buffy is a classic paranormal teen show. It's a little old, but if that does not put you off then its a must-watch-show.
Oliver Queen returns home after having being lost at sea for five years and presumed dead. Oliver survived on an uncharted island, but he wasn't alone, and to survive he had to learn how to fight.
Back in Starling City as a changed man, he has decided to right his fathers, and all others corrupted acts.
Oliver disguises himself with the hood of one of his first mysterious island mentor . Arms himself with a bow and high-tech gadgets. With this he sets about hunting down the men and women who have corrupted his city.
Is Arrow good?
Arrow is a really good TV show. Oliver Queen feels like a mix between Superman and Batman, but mostly batman.
Books like Teen Wolf
There are two races of vampires. One is the Moroi, they are alive and wield elemental magical. The other is the Strigoi, they are undead and evil.
Rose Hathaway is a half-vampire. She is a bodyguard in training for her friend Lissa Dragomir, a Moroi princess.
They go to St. Vladimir’s Academy. Its a hidden boarding school for vampires. Full blood vampires learn magic and half-bloods train to be their protectors.
Is Vampire Academy good?
Vampire Academy is a good teen paranormal romance book. They are worth checking out.
Why is Vampire Academy recommended?
Vampire Academy is more aimed for a teen girl audience, but you still might like it if you like Teen Wolf. Check it out if you like vampires stories set in a school setting.
Jane Yellowrock is a skinwalker
She shares her body with the soul of a mountain lion and she can take any form as long as she has some bones with DNA from the shape she wants.
Jane works as a freelance rogue-vampire hunter.
In this first book, she is hired to take care of a nasty rogue-vampire in New Orleans. When she is there she comes in contact with the vampire society and learns about the "sane" vampires. She also learns more about her own Cherokee heritage.
Is Jane Yellowrock good?
Great story and strong characters make this a great series.
You should read this.
Hopefully, you found some suggestions that you want to check out.