'Supermarket Sweep': Release date, plot, host, trailer and all you need to know about ABC's reboot of the classic game show

'Supermarket Sweep': Release date, plot, host, trailer and all you need to know about ABC's reboot of the classic game show
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'Supermarket Sweep' was one of the favorite shows of the people when it first aired in the '60s. The show also reached 13 international territories as each of them tried to bring out their version of the show. Recently, the show was adapted in the UK. Unfortunately, the show had to come to an end. However, ABC is set to make the viewers feel good during the lockdown as it is bringing a reboot of the show!

“’Supermarket Sweep’ is the perfect addition to ABC’s strong lineup of classic game show revivals, and we struck gold having Leslie Jones as the host and executive producer,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “The original version was one of my all-time favorites. I can’t wait for it to be reintroduced with Leslie’s fresh and unique take on the classic supermarket race, which will undoubtedly appeal to an entirely new generation of viewers," Burke added.


Release date

'Supermarket Sweep' is set to premiere on Sunday, October 18. 


The show will see three teams of two members each come together and use their grocery shopping skills and knowledge of merchandise to win big cash prizes. The show promises to keep its viewers on the edge as the fast-paced show offers thrill and excitement to its fans. 


Leslie Jones


Leslie Jones arrives at the 70th Emmy Awards on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Leslie Jones is known for her wit and charming personality. Bringing that to the show, there is no question she will be adding to the energy of the game.She was a cast member and writer on Saturday Night Live from 2014 to 2019. Jones has been a featured performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and the Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2010, her one-hour comedy special, 'Problem Child', was broadcast on Showtime. Jones starred in Ghostbusters (2016) as Patty Tolan. In 2017 and 2018, Jones was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live.


“I’ve always dreamed of being on ‘Supermarket Sweep,’” Leslie told ABC. “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!"




Leslie promises that there won't be a dull moment on Sunday with the show bringing in people who have what it takes to fight for the win. Teams of two will be given a chance to make every minute count as they take part in the reboot of the classic show. 


'Supermarket Sweep' is produced by Fremantle. Executive producers including Jones, Hunter Seidman and Jennifer Mullin, Alycia Rossiter and Wes Kauble.


Where to watch

The show airs on October 18 on ABC at 8 pm ET. 

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