21+ Best TV Shows Like The Strain (2014)


If you are wondering, what to watch next after The Strain , then you will love our list of 22 TV Shows like The Strain .The recommendation list is result of multiple factor such as its origin country, language, genre, and story line. People who like The Strain also like series which are based on concept such as new york city, based on novel or book, vampire, horror, outbreak, survival, disease, vampirism, and virus .

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama  Mystery 
Release Date: July 13, 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 46

Story Line:

A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

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TV Shows Like The Strain (2014)

The list contains most relavent tv shows similar to The Strain . The search engine considers genre such as Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, and Mystery and gives you a list of tv shows like The Strain . Moreover, while selecting the final list we consider series which are new york city, based on novel or book, vampire, horror, outbreak, survival, disease, vampirism, and virus in nature.
Most relevent tv shows like The Strain are Ash vs Evil Dead, Killjoys, Dark Matter, The Whispers, Wayward Pines, 12 Monkeys, Stalker, Z Nation, Legends, The Strain, Extant, The Last Ship, Penny Dreadful, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Helix, Sleepy Hollow, Under the Dome, Hemlock Grove, In the Flesh, Grimm, Falling Skies, True Blood, . Now, let's discuss about them in details.


Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Comedy  Action & Adventure  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 30
  7.6
  1089


Story Line:

Bruce Campbell reprises his role as Ash Williams, an aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who’s spent the last three decades avoiding maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead. But when a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, he’s forced to face his demons — both metaphorical and literal.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Ash vs Evil Dead?
You can watch Ash vs Evil Dead online on Netflix, Starz Play Amazon Channel, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . You can also buy and watch Ash vs Evil Dead online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Microsoft Store, and Redbox.


Killjoys (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Action & Adventure  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Ended
Country: Canada
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 50
  6.9
  360


Story Line:

An action-packed adventure series following a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters (a.k.a. Killjoys) sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants around the Quad, a system of planets on the brink of revolution.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Killjoys?
You can watch Killjoys online on Crave, ILLICO . You can also buy and watch Killjoys online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies.


Dark Matter (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Canceled
Country: Canada
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 39
  6.6
  588


Story Line:

The six-person crew of a derelict spaceship awakens from stasis in the farthest reaches of space. Their memories wiped clean, they have no recollection of who they are or how they got on board. The only clue to their identities is a cargo bay full of weaponry and a destination: a remote mining colony that is about to become a war zone. With no idea whose side they are on, they face a deadly decision. Will these amnesiacs turn their backs on history, or will their pasts catch up with them?

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Dark Matter?
You can watch Dark Matter online on Netflix . You can also buy and watch Dark Matter online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies.


The Whispers (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 13
  6.8
  124


Story Line:

We love to play games with our children. But what happens when someone else starts to play with them too? Someone we don't know. Can't see. Can't hear. In The Whispers, someone or something -- is manipulating the ones we love most to accomplish the unthinkable. An unseen alien force has figured this human weakness out. They have invaded earth and are using our most unlikely resource to achieve world domination – our children.

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You can also buy and watch The Whispers online on OTT platform such as Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


Wayward Pines (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 20
  6.8
  484


Story Line:

Imagine the perfect American town... beautiful homes, manicured lawns, children playing safely in the streets. Now imagine never being able to leave. You have no communication with the outside world. You think you're going insane. You must be in Wayward Pines.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Wayward Pines?
You can watch Wayward Pines online on Hulu, IMDB TV Amazon Channel . You can also buy and watch Wayward Pines online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


12 Monkeys (2015)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 2015
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 47
  7.4
  741


Story Line:

The provocative story of Cole, a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch 12 Monkeys?
You can watch 12 Monkeys online on Hulu . You can also buy and watch 12 Monkeys online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


Stalker (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Crime  Drama 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 1 / 20
  6.5
  100


Story Line:

A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which investigates cases of stalking -- including voyeurism, cyberharassment and romantic fixation. The history of recent transfer Jack Larsen -- whose personality and questionable behavior have been an issue in the past -- may help him in his assignment to her team. Her other detectives are young but eager Ben Caldwell and deceptively intelligent Janice Lawrence. Together they try to stop situations from spinning out of control -- and to keep their personal obsessions at bay.


Z Nation (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Mystery  Action & Adventure  Drama 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 68
  7.1
  570


Story Line:

Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country, a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Z Nation?
You can watch Z Nation online on Netflix, DIRECTV . You can also buy and watch Z Nation online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


Legends (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 20
  6.6
  99


Story Line:

Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a legendary computer hacker. But when he learns that his life, itself, may be a lie, he faces the demands of his job and a desire to solve the mystery of his identity. And given the choice between the two, Odum doesn't always make the right decision.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Legends?
You can watch Legends online on Hulu, IMDB TV Amazon Channel . You can also buy and watch Legends online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


The Strain (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 46
  7.5
  1236


Story Line:

A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch The Strain?
You can watch The Strain online on Hulu, HBO Max . You can also buy and watch The Strain online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Vudu, Microsoft Store, and Redbox.


Extant (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 26
  6.4
  230


Story Line:

An astronaut returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Extant?
You can watch Extant online on Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, and CBS . You can also buy and watch Extant online on OTT platform such as Amazon Video.


The Last Ship (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Action & Adventure  Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 56
  6.6
  651


Story Line:

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch The Last Ship?
You can watch The Last Ship online on Hulu, DIRECTV, Sling TV, TNT, and Spectrum On Demand . You can also buy and watch The Last Ship online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


Penny Dreadful (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 27
  7.9
  894


Story Line:

Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Penny Dreadful?
You can watch Penny Dreadful online on Netflix, fuboTV, Showtime Amazon Channel, Showtime, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . You can also buy and watch Penny Dreadful online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, and Vudu.


From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Crime  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 30
  6.3
  221


Story Line:

The horror and crime thriller genres collide in this new original series from Robert Rodriguez, based on his cult grindhouse classic about bank-robbing brothers on the run, a lawman bent on bringing them to justice, the devout family caught in the cross-fire, and an ancient evil eager to feast on them all.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series?
You can watch From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series online on Netflix . You can also buy and watch From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


Helix (2014)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2014
Current Status: Canceled
Country: Canada
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 26
  6.7
  300


Story Line:

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind's salvation...or total annihilation.

You can also buy and watch Helix online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies.


Sleepy Hollow (2013)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 62
  7.4
  752


Story Line:

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Sleepy Hollow?
You can watch Sleepy Hollow online on Hulu . You can also buy and watch Sleepy Hollow online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


Under the Dome (2013)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 39
  7.2
  2613


Story Line:

A small town is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. While military forces, the government and the media positioned outside of this surrounding barrier attempt to break it down, a small group of people inside attempt to figure out what the dome is, where it came from, and when (and if) it will go away.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Under the Dome?
You can watch Under the Dome online on Paramount Plus, Paramount+ Amazon Channel, and CBS . You can also buy and watch Under the Dome online on OTT platform such as Amazon Video.


Hemlock Grove (2013)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Mystery 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 3 / 33
  7.2
  352


Story Line:

One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White Tower - and a terrifying new threat so powerful it will turn them from predators into prey.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Hemlock Grove?
You can watch Hemlock Grove online on Netflix, Hoopla . You can also buy and watch Hemlock Grove online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.


In the Flesh (2013)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Canceled
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 2 / 9
  7.4
  93


Story Line:

Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?

In Which OTT Platform you can watch In the Flesh?
You can watch In the Flesh online on Virgin TV Go . You can also buy and watch In the Flesh online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, and Amazon Video.


Grimm (2011)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Drama  Mystery  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2011
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 122
  8.2
  2105


Story Line:

After Portland homicide detective Nick Burkhardt discovers he's descended from an elite line of criminal profilers known as "Grimms," he increasingly finds his responsibilities as a detective at odds with his new responsibilities as a Grimm.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Grimm?
You can watch Grimm online on Amazon Prime Video . You can also buy and watch Grimm online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, and Vudu.


Falling Skies (2011)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Action & Adventure  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 2011
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 52
  7.0
  835


Story Line:

Falling Skies opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the difficult task of fighting back. Each day is a test of survival as citizen soldiers work to protect the people in their care while also engaging in an insurgency campaign against the occupying alien force.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch Falling Skies?
You can watch Falling Skies online on HBO Max . You can also buy and watch Falling Skies online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


True Blood (2008)

TV Shows Like The Strain
Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy  Drama 
Release Year: 2008
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 80
  7.6
  1306


Story Line:

True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, small town in northwestern Louisiana. The series centers on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality.

In Which OTT Platform you can watch True Blood?
You can watch True Blood online on HBO Max, HBO Now Amazon Channel, HBO Now, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . You can also buy and watch True Blood online on OTT platform such as Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.


Conclusion TV Shows Similar To The Strain

We always update the recommendations list for TV Shows like The Strain . Hence, visit back to get the updated list. Currently the best tv shows similar to The Strain are: Ash vs Evil Dead, Killjoys, Dark Matter, The Whispers, Wayward Pines, 12 Monkeys, Stalker, Z Nation, Legends, The Strain, Extant, The Last Ship, Penny Dreadful, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Helix, Sleepy Hollow, Under the Dome, Hemlock Grove, In the Flesh, Grimm, Falling Skies, True Blood,

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