EMMY Nominee Bob Boden’s career in all forms of non-fiction and unscripted / alternative television programming has included senior management and production functions for a variety of television studios, networks, and production companies. He is frequently acknowledged as an industry leader in the game and reality genres.
Bob Boden is currently Executive Vice President, Production and Development, Entertainment Studios, a global media company founded and owned by Byron Allen, with 8 HD networks, dozens of first-run syndicated shows, over 5,000 hours of HD programming, a film distribution company, a podcast network, and more to come. Bob serves as Executive Producer of the new syndicated celebrity comedy game show FUNNY YOU SHOULD ASK; production is underway on the first season of 130 episodes.
Most recently, he was consulting producer on the primetime series TO TELL THE TRUTH (ABC) and SUPERHUMAN (FOX). Before that, he was Executive Producer / showrunner of GSN’s THE CHASE, an adaptation of the popular UK format owned by ITV Studios. The critically acclaimed prime time series was GSN’s highest rated original program over four seasons.
On the executive side, Bob has served as Sr. VP, Production and Development for HASBRO Studios, Sr. VP, Programming, Production and Development for the FOX Reality Channel, Sr. VP, Programming for Game Show Network, VP, Development and Production for FX Networks, VP, Daytime Programming for The Family Channel, Director, Daytime Development for ABC, Program Executive, Daytime for CBS, as well as stints at Mark Goodson Productions and Barry & Enright Productions and consulting roles at Endemol Shine, Warner Horizon, Telepictures, Sony Pictures International TV, Lionsgate, Fremantle Media, ITV Studios, Vin diBona Productions, and many others.
Bob’s other Producing credits include: GREED and CHALLENGE OF THE CHILD GENIUSES: WHO IS THE SMARTEST KID IN AMERICA? (which he co-created with Syracuse alum Dick Clark on FOX), FAMILY GAME NIGHT, GAME OF LIFE, SCRABBLE SHOWDOWN and PICTUREKA (for Hasbro Studios on the HUB Network), DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS (RDF for FOX), AMERICAN IDOL EXTRA, SOLITARY, HOUSEHUSBANDS OF HOLLYWOOD, PARADISE HOTEL 2, THE ACADEMY, REALITY REMIX, THE REALLY AWARDS and NIGHTCLUB CONFESSIONS (for the Fox Reality Channel), FAMILY FEUD (Fremantle syndication) PENN & TELLER’S SIN CITY SPECTACULAR and INSTANT COMEDY WITH THE GROUNDLINGS (FX), THE NOVA QUIZ (PBS) and BUMPER STUMPERS (USA).