The Purge

Status: Returning, 2nd Season Airs 2019
Timeslot: Tuesdays 10 PM EST
Premiere: TBD
Network: USA
Starring: Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Jessica Garza
Series Website: www.usanetwork.com/thepurge/




Description: 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, 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. usanetwork.com

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Status: The debut numbers for this show were good for a cable show these days, and it did not suffer too much from the loss of curious onlookers after the first episode. It was billed as a “10-Episode Television Event”, but that has been extended to a second season based on its good viewership stats.

Season to Date (StD) Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Status
9/4/18 1 0.55 0.55 0.4 Renewal Possible
9/11/18 2 0.46 0.51 1.3 Renewal Possible
9/18/18 3 0.44 0.48 1.1 Renewal Possible
9/25/18 4 0.44 0.47 1.1 Renewal Possible
10/2/18 5 0.35 0.45 0.9 Renewal Possible
10/9/18 6 0.39 0.44 1.0 Renewal Possible
10/16/18 7 0.40 0.43 1.0 Renewal Possible
10/23/18 8 0.32 0.42 0.9 Renewal Possible
10/30/18 9 0.37 0.41 0.9 Renewal Possible
11/6/18 10 0.36 0.41 1.0 Renewed

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