Reality show India’s Got Talent will soon return to television. This time, however, it has found a new home as it will be broadcast on Sony TV instead of Colors.
On Tuesday, Sony TV’s social media lever posted a teaser of the upcoming season of India’s Got Talent. The video states that the stage is set to showcase every kind of talent as the world’s biggest reality show India’s Got Talent is coming to Sony TV soon.
A source shares with indianexpress.com that the creators have yet to determine the judges and host of the show. The audition process is also being worked on and will depend to a large extent on the new government shooting regulations. “Right now the show is at a very early stage and there are a lot of things to be finalized. As soon as the show got the green light, the team decided to make the announcement because it’s going to be a really big season,” the source added.
Ashish Golwalkar, Head – Content, Sony Entertainment Television and Digital Business, said in a statement: “India’s Got Talent as a format has great potential, and Sony Entertainment Television’s stronghold in non-fiction, talent-led reality show formats gives us more another opportunity to resonate with the public. Now that we have secured the rights to Fremantle, we are gearing up for an exciting new season of India’s Got Talent and looking forward to showcasing the best talent in our country.”
Fremantle India’s Aradhana Bhola added that they were delighted to partner with Sony TV on yet another successful property, India’s Got Talent. Got Talent holds the Guinness World Record for the most successful reality format in television history. With its inherent diversity and inclusiveness, the show is a true and unique display of the talent of the people of India. It is our sincere hope that the upcoming season will continue to provide irresistible entertainment to the audiences it has loved so much over the years.”
India’s Got Talent premiered in June 2009 with Kirron Kher, Sonali Bendre and Shekhar Kapur as judges. While Kher remained a constant factor, celebrities such as Dharmendra, Sajid Khan, Farah Khan, Karan Johar and Malaika Arora have also reviewed the show.