Sapna Vyas is Manager, Scripted Series Programming and Development, for Lifetime. Based in Los Angeles, she manages current series for the network, including the hit comedy Devious Maids, from executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Lifetime’s fastest-growing scripted program ever; as well as UnREAL, Marti Noxon’s and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro’s critically acclaimed drama that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a fictitious dating competition program.
Vyas joined Lifetime in 2008, working closely with the network’s Senior Vice President, Scripted Series Programming and Development. In this role, she worked on such shows as Army Wives, The Client List and Witches of East End.
Prior to Lifetime, Vyas worked in scripted development at The CW Network, where she worked alongside the teams responsible for Gossip Girl, 90210 and The Vampire Diaries. She began her career in the TV Literary department at Creative Artists Agency.
Originally from Chicago, Vyas graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. She also received a Fine Arts Degree from the Natraj Dance Academy.