The Purge is an upcoming American horror television series based on the franchise of the same name. It is a "ten episode television event" that will air on September 4th, 2018. On November 6th, 2018, USA Network picked up the show for a second season.[1]


Revolved around a 12-hour period when all crime - including littering, vandalism, murder, arson and theft - are legal, set in an altered United States 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.


Main CastEdit

  • Gabriel Chavarria as Miguel
  • Lili Simmons as Lila
  • Lee Tergesen as Joe
  • Jessica Garza as Penelope
  • Amanda Warren as Jane
  • Colin Woodell as Rick
  • Hannah Emily Anderson as Jenna

Recurring CastEdit

  • William Baldwin as Don Ryker
  • Fiona Dourif as Good Leader Tavis


Image Title Original Airdate No. in series No. in season
TV What Is America? September 4th, 2018 1 1.01
Take What's Yours September 11th, 2018 2 1.02
The Urge to Purge September 18th, 2018 3 1.03
Release the Beast September 18th, 2018 4 1.04


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