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Classic game show 'Supermarket Sweep' returning to ABC

‘Supermarket Sweep’ Is Making A Comeback—and Leslie Jones Will Be The Host
Posted at 5:36 PM, Jan 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 20:38:56-05

ABC is bringing back the classic TV game show “Supermarket Sweep,” hosted and executive produced by comedian and actress Leslie Jones.

The original format aired on ABC from 1965-1967 and went on to become a global sensation.

Production on the 10-episode order is set to begin this spring.

An air date will be announced at a later date.

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“I’ve always dreamed of being on ‘Supermarket Sweep,’” said Leslie Jones. “Seriously, I tried out for the show years ago; and after getting turned away, I knew I’d have to take matters into my own hands. Being able to bring the iconic game show back to life on ABC is my ultimate redemption story!”

“We are beyond excited to bring back one of TV’s most beloved game shows,” said Jayson Dinsmore, president, Alternative Development and Programming, Fremantle. “‘Supermarket Sweep’ is a fan favorite; and with the addition of genius Leslie Jones, a new generation will be introduced to this truly special series.”

“Supermarket Sweep” is produced by Fremantle. Executive producers include Leslie Jones, Hunter Seidman and Jennifer Mullin, Alycia Rossiter and Wes Kauble.