Sony Pictures Television Russia is the world's leader in the production of television programming. The company, initially called Lean-M Productions has been producing TV-series for the Russian market since 2003. In 2007, a majority stake in Lean-M was acquired by Sony Pictures Television. At the moment, Lean-M is wholly owned by SPT.

Sony Pictures Television Russia develops original television content and adapts international formats for the Russian market. Sony Pictures Television Russia successfully produced a great number of hit primetime drama series, telenovelas, and sitcoms. The company adapted such well-known formats as Betty La Fea (romanized: Ne Rodis’ Krassivoy), Midwives (Akusherka), Married...with Children (Schastlivy Vmeste), and Everybody Loves Raymond (Voroniny). The latter has more than 500 episodes and was officially registered by Guinness World Records as the world’s longest-running adaptation of a TV series. Sony Pictures Television Russia co-created and co-produced the CTC's hit series The Eighties (Vos'midesyatiye) and scripted reality series Strong Medicine (Vernoye Sredstvo), which has over 300 episodes. Among the most popular projects of Sony Pictures Television Russia are an original TV-series, Poor Nastya (Bednaya Nastya), and a local version of the American sitcom, The Nanny (Moya Prekrasnaya Nyanya).

Over the last few years, Sony Pictures Television Russia has successfully developed and produced several non-scripted projects, including original formats and adaptations, such as Momsters (Moya Svekrov’ Monstr), To Forgive or To Revenge (Izmeny), and Fish on The Cake (Idealny Uzhin).

Sony Pictures Television Russia is planning to continue its cooperation with the leading TV channels and online platforms in Russia and to produce more formats in different genres, from reality shows to historical dramas.

Sony Pictures Television Russia is currently managed by Vladimir Utin, the Chief Operating Officer, and Mikhail Rossolko, the Chief Creative Officer.

Address: 5 Gostinichnaya street, Moscow, Russia, 127106
Phone: +7 (495) 775-37-70