‘The Purge’ Renewed For Season 2 By USA Network

“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."” /> “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.
The series, a co-production with Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, is currently the network's No. The news comes ahead of the Season 1 finale tonight. 1 drama, averaging 2.3 million viewers in Live+7 ratings and 1.2 million in the key 18-49 demo. USA Network said Tuesday that it has picked up its series The Purge, based on the movie franchise, for a second season.
Lemercier. Film franchise creator James DeMonaco is executive producer of the series with Thomas Kelly, Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form and Sebastien K.
The series revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. As the clock winds down, they are forced to reckon with their past as they discover how far they will go to survive the night. Set in an altered America ruled by a totalitarian political party, Season 1 follows several seemingly unrelated characters living in a small city.
“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.” “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, in a release announcing the news.