Seven months after its syndication run ended, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is returning to television. ABC has ordered a new, primetime, celebrity-driven special batch of eight episodes and lined up Jimmy Kimmel as the revived show’s host.
… Set to debut Wednesday, April 8, on ABC, the new Millionaire will feature celebrity contestants playing for charity. Additionally, a new interactive game app will allow viewers at home to play alongside the stars and win the same amount of money the celebrities are playing for on the show. Contestants will be announced at a later date.
ABC will also broadcast the return of SUPERMARKET SWEEP.
SNL alum Leslie Jones will host and executive produce a 10-episode revival of the classic game show Supermarket Sweep. Jones says she “tried out for the show years ago; and after getting turned away, I knew I’d have to take matters into my own hands.”