Sony TV is one of India’s longest running and a successful channel that airs Indian dramas, reality shows, and crime based series. The channel is available in most foreign countries and is widely popular.
All time hit drama series include Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi, Kkutumb, Bade Acche Lagte Hain. Recent hit drama of Sony TV is Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai – real life story of a couple who meet in school days and ended up marrying each other. The story shows couple’s love story in different life struggles and achievements.
Other than drama series, Sony TV is known for crime-thriller show CID which holds record for running for longest time on Indian television.
The channel also introduced singing reality show, Indian Idol – an adaption from foreign show American Idol. It became hit in its first season and thereafter has had more than ten seasons. Most new Bollywood singers have been contestant in Indian Idol. Other than Indian Idol, the channel is also known for other reality shows such as Kaun Banega Crorepati and Super Dancer.
In 2010s, Sony TV had partnered up with Yash Raj Films to bring new and innovating shows. However, that experiment failed and the channel went back to regular drama series. Currently, Sony TV is famous for both drama series and reality shows.