Sab launches new Saturday primetime slot

Sab launches new Saturday primetime slot


MUMBAI: Sab, the family entertainment channel, has announced a new Saturday primetime slot "SAB Ka evening show" that will air a one and half hour ?Mahaepisode? of a new family comedy every Saturday from 9 pm onwards starting 5 November.

The channel is planning to air a new story every week that has "fresh, innovative and entertaining storyline" and has varied flavours of comedy including romantic comedy, family comedy, satire, comedy thriller etc with fresh cast.

The shows will be produced and directed by Ravi Rai, Siddharth Tewary, Vipul D Shah, JD Majethia, Rajesh Beri and will feature prominent actors, the channel said in a statement.

Sab EVP and business head Anooj Kapoor said, "We wanted to offer viewer?s alternative entertainment platform on a Saturday evening. Never before have viewers got an opportunity to sample a new comedy story every Saturday something that would impart a unique entertaining experience to their weekend family viewing.

"We are associating with most prolific directors, producers and artists who with their fresh concepts and light hearted content will delight the viewers across India."

The first show, titled Oye Bunty Babloo Oye, will be directed by Ravi Rai and produced by Vipul D Shah from Optimystix. Starring Nitesh Pandey and Gaurav Gera the story revolves around two small town innocent souls Bunty and Babloo who with their inherited values, selfless and lively nature rekindle the lifeless hearts of the so called modern heartless souls of Mumbai.

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