[Sony TV] Crime Patrol Serial Wiki, No of Season Details, Host Details
Crime Patrol (हिंदी: क्राईम पेट्रोल, मराठी: क्राईम पॅट्रोल) is an Indian crime reality television anthology series created by Subramanian S. lyer for Sony Entertainment Television India and Sony Entertainment Television Asia. The first season was created by Cinevistaas Limited, while later seasons are created by Optimystix Entertainment. The location of the series is set in Mumbai, India. The episodes of first and second seasons were half–hourly, while episodes of third season were one hourly. Conceived as a reality series, it was the first show on Indian television, where cameras traveled with the law enforcement authorities to capture crimes live.
The series which premiered on 9 May 2003, is the longest running reality crime television series in India, having completed twelve years in 2015.
The fourth season, titled as Crime Patrol Satark (previously Crime Patrol Dastak till 6 July 2014) is hosted by Anoop Soni. Currently, the show runs Saturday-Sunday 11pm. From 26 October 2015 Crime Patrol Dial 100 launched. Currently, the show runs Monday-Friday 11 pm.
|Created by||Subramanian S. Iyer|
|Developed by||Subramanian S. Iyer and Neeraj Naik|
|Written by||·Subramanian S. Iyer
|Directed by||Subramanian S. Iyer|
|Creative director(s)||Ankur Nayak|
|Presented by||Diwakar Pundir
Shakti Anand (Season 1)
Sakshi Tanwar (Season 2)
Anoop Soni (Season 2–4)
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||4|
|No. of episodes||Crime Patrol Satark, 852 (as of 17 September 2017)
Crime Patrol Dial 100, 605 (as of 15 September 2017)
|Executive producer(s)||·Saurabh Verma
|Producer(s)||Prem Krishen Malhotra and Sunil Mehta (Season 1)
Sanjeev Sharma and Vipul D. Shah (Season 2–4)
|Running time||42 minutes approx.|
|Production company(s)||Cinevistaas Limited (Season 1)
Optimystix Entertainment(Season 2–4)
|Distributor||Sony Pictures Networks|
|Original network||Sony Entertainment Television India
Sony Entertainment Television Asia
|Picture format||480i (SDTV),
|Original release||9 May 2003 – Present|
|Related shows||Savdhaan India|
Season 1 (2003-2006)
The first season was a weekly program airing on Friday nights hosted by Diwakar Pundir who later was replaced by Shakti Anand in late 2004. Initially, the season became a huge hit.
Season 2 (2010)
Due to the popularity of the first season, Sony TV decided to bring back the series in its second season. The second season was aired every Monday to Thursday nights. The season was presented by Indian television actors Anoop Soni and Sakshi Tanwar. This time the season failed to manage TRP ratings.
Season 3 (2010)
Once again the series was back in its third season. The third season was telecast on every Friday and Saturday nights and was hosted by Anoop Soni. The season once again was shut down early due to low TRP ratings.
Season 4 (2011-present)
After four months, the fourth season was premiered. After a couple of weeks, the season became a huge hit. The season managed to gain TRP ratings week by week. The fourth season was initially aired on every Friday and Saturday nights. Due to the huge popularity of the series, the channel decided to air the series daily at the late time slot and the episodes are now being produced by a few production companies, including Optimystix Entertainment.