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[09/06/19 - 12:01 PM]
Video: USA Network Releases "The Purge" Season 2 Official Trailer & Key Art
The series returns Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[08/23/19 - 10:01 AM]
USA Network Reveals Premiere Date for "The Purge" and "Treadstone"
Look for both dramas back-to-back beginning Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[08/05/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 5
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The OA" after two seasons; ABC revises statuses of "Triangle," "Heart of Life," "Nana" and "NYPD Blue" pilots; and ABC pulls the plug on "The Proposal."

[07/23/19 - 12:01 PM]
"The Purge" - USA Network's Thrilling Series from Blumhouse Television and UCP Will Return This Fall
The second season of the anthology series opens on Purge night but dives deeper than ever before in to what the Purge world looks like the other 364 days of the year.

[06/21/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 21
Updates include: James Marsden, Greg Kinnear among eyed for "The Stand" adaptation at CBS All Access; Nat Geo's "The Right Stuff" rounds out cast; and Paramount Network's "Paradise Lost" fills out ensemble.

[12/19/18 - 10:12 AM]
USA Network Ends 2018 on Top: #1 Cable Entertainment Network for 13th Straight Year
USA further spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/06/18 - 01:03 PM]
USA Network Announces Second Season Pickup of "The Purge" Ahead of Tonight's Season 1 Finale
"USA Network is so proud to be the television home for the iconic franchise," said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.

[08/30/18 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 30
Updates include: Emmy Rossum announces exit from Showtime's "Shameless"; Jennifer Esposito tapped for Amazon's "The Boys"; and Jimmi Simpson joins Sir Ben Kingsley-led "Our Lady, LTD" at Epix.

[08/22/18 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 22
Updates include: Hugh Laurie to lead HBO's "Avenue 5"; Kate Mara attached to star in "A Teacher," now at FX; and Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussoen team for new Amazon series.

[07/23/18 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 23
Updates include: Kelly Macdonald to star in Netflix's "Giri/Haji"; Sela Ward joins the cast of "FBI" at CBS; and Luke Baines tapped for Freeform's "Shadowhunters."

[07/21/18 - 11:04 PM]
Video: The Commencement of "The Purge" at San-Diego Comic-Con Has Officially Begun
The 10-part series will debut on USA Network on Tuesday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/10/18 - 10:39 AM]
Prepare for the Purge: USA Network Brings Immersive "Purge City" Emporium to San Diego Comic-Con
Based on the worldwide phenomenon film franchise, the series will debut on USA on Tuesday, September 4 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/28/18 - 12:22 PM]
"The Purge" Is Coming to the Small Screen This September 4 on USA
Film creator James DeMonaco serves as writer and executive producer, while a host of familiar talent also contributes.

[05/08/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 8 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: Emma Greenwell to star in Starz's "The Rook"; AwesomenessTV lands "Light as a Feather" at Hulu; and John Krasinski/Aaron Sorkin's Chateau Marmont mini-series back on track at HBO.

[04/25/18 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 25
Updates include: HBO's "Here and Now" gets the axe; William Baldwin to recur on "The Purge" TV pilot; and Lauren Cohan due back for six-episode run on "The Walking Dead."

[04/10/18 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 10
Updates include: Apple lands adaptation of Isaac Asimov's "Foundation"; Lili Simmons among latest cast in "The Purge" TV pilot; and Martin Donovan is the latest bound for HBO's "Big Little Lies."

[04/03/18 - 09:07 AM]
Award-Winning Director Anthony Hemingway Set for USA/Syfy's "The Purge"
Thomas Kelly serves as executive producer/showrunner of the series.

[03/29/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 29
Updates include: Freeform cancels "Beyond" after two seasons; Emily Ratajkowski, Jimmy Tatro tapped for NBC's "Bright Futures"; and Miranda Cosgrove to lend voice to "History of Them" at CBS.

[02/26/18 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 26
Updates include: Joseph Morgan to star in FOX's "Gone, Baby, Gone" pilot; Michael Chiklis signs onto "Murder" at CBS; and Gabriel Chavarria, Jessica Garza to topline "The Purge" TV take for USA/Syfy.

[07/18/17 - 09:30 AM]
Universal Cable Productions Announces Key Projects Expanding Award-Winning Studio's Distinguished Genre Development Slate
Among the projects: Maggie Stiefvater's New York Times bestselling book series "The Raven Cycle" and Hugh Howey's iconic post-apocalyptic novel series "Sand" for Syfy.

[04/13/17 - 01:07 PM]
USA Network Enters the Upfront Season as the #1 Cable Entertainment Network in Key Demos
For the 2017-18 Upfront season, USA is offering an ambitious lineup of shows focused on strong storytelling that feature bold and authentic characters.

[04/05/17 - 12:13 AM]
Blumhouse Launches Independent Television Studio with Investment from ITV Studios
Studio announces two new television series: "The Purge" for both USA and Syfy as well as "Secure and Hold: The Last Days of Roger Ailes" for Showtime.

[04/04/17 - 12:01 PM]
"The Purge" TV Series in Development for USA Network
Blumhouse will team up with Universal Cable Productions and Purge creator James DeMonaco to develop an entirely new chapter of the franchise for television.







PURGE, THE (USA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/4/18 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2019)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, August 2019) Based on the hit movie franchise, THE PURGE revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season 2 explores how a single Purge night affects the lives of four interconnected characters over the course of the ensuing year, all inevitably leading up to the next Purge. From Blumhouse Television and UCP, the second season of the anthology series opens on Purge night but dives deeper than ever before in to what the Purge world looks like the other 364 days of the year. THE PURGE Season 1 was USA's #1 scripted series in P18-49, P25-54 and P18-34 in 2018 1. THE PURGE Season 2 is executive produced by the film franchise creator James DeMonaco, who executive produces along with his partner for Man in a Tree, S├ębastien K. Lemercier; Krystal Houghton Ziv, James Roland, Tim Andrew, and Jason Blum. Additionally, Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, from the film franchise, serve as executive producers under the Platinum Dunes banner, as does Thomas Kelly. The series is a co-production between Blumhouse Television and UCP.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Amanda Warren as Jane
· Colin Woodell as Rick
· Dominic Fumusa as Pete
· Fiona Dourif as Tavis
· Gabriel Chavarria as Miguel
· Hannah Anderson as Jenna
· Jessica Garza as Penelope
· Jessica Miesel as Alison
· Lee Tergesen as Joe
· Lili Simmons as Lila
· Sabrina Gennarino as Madelyn
· William Baldwin as Don Ryker
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Form as EP
· Anthony Hemingway as DIR (Pilot)
· Brad Fuller as EP
· James DeMonaco as CRTR/EP
· Jason Blum as EP
· Michael Bay as EP
· Sebastien K. Lemercier as EP
· Thomas Kelly as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blumhouse Television
· Platinum Dunes
· Universal Cable Productions