The rebooted Grocery store Sweep, hosted by Saturday Evening Reside alum Leslie Jones, premieres on ABC on Sunday, Oct. 18, at eight p.m. ET. “Taking Grocery store Sweep to primetime has made the whole lot larger and higher whereas holding true to what made the unique present so sensational,” ABC raves in a press launch. “A whimsical grocery retailer was constructed from the bottom up; big-ticket gadgets had been stocked on cabinets for contestants to put in carts, and the ultimate money grand prize quantity was amplified.”
The premiere of the present is a full-circle second for Leslie, who instructed Folks lately that she and a former roommate auditioned for Grocery store Sweep years in the past. “All I assumed was, ‘Hey, I ain’t acquired no cash. Perhaps I might get on this present, win 5 thousand, and develop into well-known,’” she recalled.
The duo acquired an audition for the present and wowed the producers, however they needed to bail halfway by way of the tryout as a result of the roommate needed to report back to work.
“We left, and I talked about her so dangerous,” Leslie added. “‘We’ll by no means be buddies once more.’ I wouldn’t even trip together with her. I wouldn’t even get within the automotive together with her. ‘I’ll catch the bus.’ Then I spotted that I didn’t have bus fare, so I needed to sit on the bus cease for a short time and determine how I used to be going to get on the bus.”