‘The Purge’ Renewed For Season 2

USA Network is giving the go-ahead for more criminal activity. The network just renewed The Purge for a second season.

“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, via statement. “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.”

The Purge, based on the hit horror franchise where all crime is legal once a year, stars Amanda Warren, Fiona Dourif, Gabriel Chavarria William Baldwin (MacGyver). It’s the network’s top-rated current series, averaging 1.1 million and a 0.4 rating during its inaugural run.

Do you watch The Purge? Stoked that it’s coming back?