Renewed: The Purge

US drama The Purge will has been renewed for a second season.

The dystopian thriller, based on James DeMonaco’s movie franchise, has been averaging 2.3 million viewers for the cable USA Network.

“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 [executive producer] 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 two.”

The Purge screens in Australia on Amazon Prime.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

One Comment:

  1. The U.S. ratings for The Purge dipped with every episode in season one so the show must be an earmarked slot filler for the USA Network and SyFy with enough commercial attraction to be awarded this 2 season contract.

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