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Leslie Jones Resurrects a Nineties TV Favorite in ABC's Supermarket Sweep

ALSO: The Vow, Lovecraft Country, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, Crazy Rich Asians, and more.
  • Leslie Jones in a promotional image for Supermarket Sweep. (Photo: Peggy Sirota/ABC)
    Leslie Jones in a promotional image for Supermarket Sweep. (Photo: Peggy Sirota/ABC)

    One of the things we love about SNL vet Leslie Jones is her unbridled enthusiasm for TV, as demonstrated in her fangirl-like passion for shows like RuPaul's Drag Race, Timeless, and of course Game of Thromes. Jones is set to bring that same enthusiasm to her new gig as host of ABC's revived Supermarket Sweep, a show she says she loved (and actually auditioned for) during its last run in the nineties.  

    Also tonight: The most successful romcom of the past decade makes its basic cable debut, HBO and Starz go head-to-head with episodes of their two competing NXIVM docuseries, and Tiffany Hadish joins Jimmy Kimmel as his celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? returns for Season 2. 

    SERIES PREMIERE: SNL alum Leslie Jones hosts the rebooted Supermarket Sweep, in which contestants use their razor sharp grocery shopping skills to navigate store aisles and stock up on food. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on ABC

    SEASON FINALE: With arrests in the NXIVM cult case piling up, the season finale of The Vow takes one last look at the case that has ensnared a host of Hollywood notables. 10:00 PM ET on HBO

    SERIES PREMIERE: As HBO wraps its NXIVM docuseries (for now), Starz begins its own. In the four-part Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, India Oxenberg tells her story. Watch the trailer. 9:00 PM ET on Starz

    SEASON FINALE: The terrifying events of the past ten weeks become all too personal for Atticus (Jonathan Majors) and Leti (Jurnee Smollett) as Lovecraft Country airs its season finale, Watch the preview. 9:00 PM ET on HBO

    SEASON PREMIERE: Jimmy Kimmel hosts the second season of ABC's rebooted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Tiffany Haddish plays for the She Ready Foundation in this week's season premiere.. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    SEASON PREMIERE: America's Funniest Home Videos kicks off its 31st season with videos of teachers dealing with unexpected distance learning interruptions, and kids following their parents' less than sterling examples. 7:00 PM ET on ABC

    CABLE PREMIERE: Based on the bestselling novel by Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) who travels to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick (Henry Golding) to meet his family, having no idea that he comes from a very surprising family. Michelle Yeoh and Awkwafina costar. Watch the trailer. 8:00 PM ET on TNT

    SEASON PREMIERE: Joel McHale hosts the second season of Card Sharks, the head-to-head elimination contest in which success of failure can arrive with the turn of a single card. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Supermarket Sweep, ABC, Leslie Jones, Reality TV, Revivals