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[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)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/4/18 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's second) on 11/6/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, November 2018) Today, USA Network announced a second season pick-up for THE PURGE. A co-production with Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, THE PURGE is currently USA's #1 drama averaging 1.2MM (18-49) and 2.3MM (P2+)*. The series airs on USA with the Season 1 finale airing tonight, November 6 at 10/9c. "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." Based on the hit movie franchise from Blumhouse Productions, 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, Season 1 follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city. As the clock winds down, the characters are forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night.
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