The Purge Overview & Latest News
The Purge is an American 60 minute scripted thriller television series, which kicked off on September 4, 2018, on USA Network and is broadcast every Tuesday at 22:00. The show is currently in its 1st season.
USA Network has officially confirmed the renewal of The Purge for Season 2. The exact release date is yet to be announced so far. Sign up to track it down.
The Purge revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, the series follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. As the clock winds down, each character is forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.
November 6, 2018 - Today, USA Network announced a second season pick-up for THE PURGE. "USA Network is so proud to be the television home for the iconic franchise, THE PURGE," said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. "The partnership and creative trust of Jason Blum and everyone at Blumhouse Television and Universal Pictures ensured THE PURGE's successful transition from film to TV - and, along with Universal Cable Productions, we look forward to digging even deeper into the mythology in Season 2."
"James Demonaco has done it again: the propulsive and compelling story he crafted for Season 1 of THE PURGE truly resonated with audiences in a significant way," said Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse. "We are thrilled to embark on Season 2, and can't wait to bring more of James' vision to USA and fans of THE PURGE."