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Prashant Bhatt joins Sony SAB as the new Programming Head

Prashant will be reporting to Neeraj Vyas, Business Head - Sony SAB.

Sony Pictures Networks India has on-boarded Prashant Bhatt as Head – Programming, Sony SAB. In his new role, Prashant will be spearheading the content and programming division for the channel and will be responsible for managing the content line-up and the channel’s creative strategy. With an indepth audience understanding and a master at content creation for the Hindi entertainment ecosystem, Prashant comes in with a rich and diverse experience in the entertainment genre. Prashant will be reporting to Neeraj Vyas, Business Head - Sony SAB.

With a career spanning over 27 years, Prashant has held key leadership positions across broadcast media, creating new show concepts and also headlining innovation strategies for Dangal TV, Zee Punjabi, Colors, etc. He commenced his career in television as a writer and creative director before going on to lead content teams across the industry.

Prashant Bhatt, Head – Programming - Sony SAB:

“As a brand, Sony SAB has been consistently making an endevour to cut through the clutter of television content and offer narratives that are innovative, well crafted and in alignment with their larger philosophy of delivering happiness. In my role at Sony SAB, I will be spearheading further developments in this space and ensure that we continue to push the envelope in impactful and entertaining storytelling.”

Neeraj Vyas, Business Head - Sony SAB:

“We are happy to have Prashant on-board to drive the programming vertical. Am confident that Prashant’s expertise and his deep understanding of the industry will help us further strengthen our programming capabilities. Prashant will play a key role in ensuring we devise and execute a standout premium slate with ground-breaking narratives and high quality content for our viewers”.