Halloween Express: 12 classic witch-related tv series you should watch
There are plenty of shows that are centered around witches and witchcraft, and here we have put together a list of the best witch TV shows for all the fantastic people out there!
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1.Legacies, The CW (2018 – present)
The world of The Vampire Diaries has expanded to include two parallel space-time: the original and now Legacies.
While the first two focus on the delicate relationship between vampires and werewolves, Legacies finds its place on this list as it encompasses not only witch folklore, but other creatures as well.
Legacy follows teenage Hope Mikaelson, daughter of Hayley Marshall and Klaus Mikaelson, a series predecessor who is also the strongest direct descendant of the great bloodlines of vampires, werewolves, and witches.
Her heritage has earned her a place in the Salvatore School for Youth and Giftedness, where she meets her fellow supernaturals and learns to control their abilities together.
For those not quite familiar with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Wanda Maximoff (the Scarlet Witch from the original comics) and Vision are a pair of romantically intertwined superhero characters, created by Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Betain Nicky starred in the film and is now giving their own TV spin-off, Wanda Vision. It sees remote-controlled, lifelike Wanda and her robot-augmented husband settle into the seeming white-fence idyll of Westview, trying to live a normal suburban life without revealing their secrets to their nosy neighbor Iger Ness and the rest of the world. .
Every episode is spot-on — from script, delivery, lighting, cinematography, aspect ratio — but is a parody of a classic sitcom. This tv series about witches is a new industry record.
3.Charmed, The WB (1998 – 2006)
Here comes the classic witchcraft shows.When it comes to witches, there are a few shows that immediately come to mind, and cult hit Charmed is one of them.Charmed tells the story of "The Charmed Ones", three most powerful witches use their abilities to protect human being from the dangerous threats of the supernatural world and its powerful rulers.
Sisters Prue, Phoebe, and Piper, all had different abilities, including telepathy, levitation, astral projection, time freeze, premonition.
4.Charmed, The CW (2018 – present)
This time we met for the first time sisters Mel and Maggie who lived with their mother. After their mother is suddenly killed by unknown, they discover that they have a half-sister, Macy.
Gathered under the same roof, their magical powers were activated and then guided by advisor Harry Greenwood.
As time went by, the sisters accept their fate as The Charmed Ones after they learned how to control their newly powers.
5.Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996 – 2003)
The most hit tv series about witches in time, witches tv series.Sabrina the Teenage Witch is 90s classic.Sabrina Spellman is a teenager born with magical powers and comes from an ancient line of witches. Until going away to college, she lived with her 600 years old aunts Hilda and their black cat Salem to teach her about the magical world and to use her witchcraft wisely. Being a high school student, Sabrina is less reluctent to using her powers than she enters adulthood.
Much of the episodes covers the obstacles and misfortunes that Sabrina learns more about her abilities while trying to live the life of a teenager.
6.Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018 – 2020)
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is about the story of Sabrina Spellman,
While Sabrina the Teenage Witch is fun and lighthearted, Netflix's adaptation takes on a darker and creepier tone, is a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror.
When Sabrina reaches the critical age of witch of sixteen, she must choose between keeping the human life she has lived so far and the magical, dark world she was born into.
In the origin story, Sabrina Spellman wrestles to reconcile her bi-nature half-witch and half-mortal, As she begins her true magical education, Sabrina relies on the help of her friends and family to battle the forces of evil stemming from Satan's beliefs.
7.American Horror Story: Coven (2013 – 2014)
Sorry to make all your nightmares come true, but American Horror Story is actually based on several real historical figures. As you can imagine, most of the show's storyline isn't fictional.
Coven is the subtitle of the third season of American Horror Story. Coven is located in New Orleans, a city full of magic, for better or for worse.
300 more years have passed since the tumultuous years of the Salem Witch Trials, and they are a powerful group of young women descended from witches hunted in the Salem Witch Trials and now facing extinction.
In order to hide their identities and protect them, they live together under the name of an all-girls boarding school, and as mysterious attacks on their kind escalate, the young girls are sent to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves.
8.Always a Witch (2019 – 2020)
If you like the Charmed reboot then you'll like this.
In Netflix's Columbia series Always a Witc, we find out that the 1600s were more than the era of the Salem Witch Trials.
Carmen Eguiluz is a 19-year-old who is a slave and a witch, who is desperate to escape her fate. She has fall in love with a white man, which is a crime in that time that her was sentenced to be burned at the stake. While imprisoned and awaiting sentencing, she made a deal with a wizard who sent her to her present.
She receives salvation from an old wizard, the wizard offer her the ability to jump in time to a place where nobody believes in magic. There, she starts a new life, meets new friends and even go to college.
All she has to do is to live a normal life and not use her powers ever since to avoid detection, but Carmen finds it increasingly difficult to suppress her witch nature.
9. Salem (2014)
At the end of the 17th century, in the remote town of Salem, Massachusetts, a man, John Auden, bid farewell to his beloved wife, Mary, and went to war. Soon after, a pregnant Marie makes a terrible pact with the mysterious power of another world to stop the persecution of the mayor, George Sibri. Seven years later, the weather-beaten John returns to Salem, only to find it has become a bloody hell on earth. Moralizing Puritan priest Cotton Matthews believed sorcerers had corrupted the town, so he killed any suspects he recognized. Unfortunately, Mary accidentally married Sibri, and under her delicate and gorgeous appearance, there is a conspiracy hidden.
John, who didn't believe in witch heresies, witnessed the horror scene in the jungle and was also involved in the whirlwind of strange evil spirits...
10. The Worst Witch(2017)
Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch series, one of the best-selling children's fantasy novels before the publication of Rowling's Harry Potter series, was made into a film in 1986 and a TV series in 1998, which aired for Four seasons, well-loved. In 2016, CBBC decided to restart the show, shifting the story background to the 21st century.
The story tells of an ordinary, innocent, and lively girl, Mildred Hubble, who enters the School of Witchcraft and witches, learns various magic courses and strives to become an excellent witch. Unfortunately, Mrs. Carker, the Dean, was kind and Mrs. Hardbroom, the Vice-Chancellor, was severe. Mildred meets two close friends at the academy, Maud Spelbody and Enid Nightshade, and her nemesis Ethel Harlow, who comes from a wizarding family.
11. The Magicians (2020)
The series revolves around Jason Ralph's character Quentin and his friends based on the best-selling novel. While discovering that they possess magical abilities, they also realize that evil forces threaten their magical world. In season 3, the magic is rekindled thanks to everyone's efforts, but Henry "the Dean" makes a deal with the mysterious library. Under the agreement, Quentin and his friends survived, but the fate of the entire wizarding world rests entirely in the library's control.
12. The Witcher(2019)
The Witcher tells an epic tale of destiny based on the best-selling fantasy novel series. Geralt is a lone witcher struggling to find his place in a world where humans are meaner than beasts. But fate throws him toward a powerful witch and a young princess with dangerous secrets, and the three of them must learn how to navigate an increasingly turbulent continent together.