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Sonar hires programming SVP

Sonar Entertainment has recruited Tom Patricia as senior VP, limited series, miniseries and movies.

Tom PatriciaPatricia has been consulting for Lionsgate, overseeing the indie studio’s long-form TV development. He was a producer on Lionsgate’s miniseries adaptation of Rosemary’s Baby

In the newly-created role at Sonar, he will work across Sonar’s development and production slate.

Before Lionsgate, Patricia’s experience includes stints running television divisions for Michael Ovitz’s Artists Television Group and Peter Guber’s Mandalay Entertainment.

Gene Stein, CEO, Sonar Entertainment, said: “Tom’s personal network of writers, directors, actors, broadcasters, agents, authors and others will have a huge impact on our ability to fast track a steady pipeline of original productions.”