TV Ratings: ‘Supermarket Sweep’ Off to Solid Start Up Against ‘Sunday Night Football’

TV Ratings: ‘Supermarket Sweep’ Off to Solid Start Up Against ‘Sunday Night Football’
The new “Supermarket Sweep” managed to weave its way through the competitive aisles of Sunday night to emerge with a decent debut rating.

Hosted by former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones, the reboot led the night for ABC with a 1.0 rating among adults 18-49, drawing a total of 4.8 million total viewers. For comparison, that’s roughly on par with the average rating that “Dancing With the Stars” is putting up so far this season. The strength of its performance was made pretty clear by the relative struggle of fellow ABC unscripted fare around it. “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” with Jimmy Kimmel kicked off season 2 with a 0.6 rating and 3.8 million total viewers, down significantly from the season 1 finale. Meanwhile a new season of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” premiered to a 0.5 rating and 4.3 million viewers, and later on, “Card Sharks” returned with a 0.4 rating and 2.6 million viewers.

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