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 Consulting Producer of ABC’s prime time series TO TELL THE TRUTH.
Most recently, 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 (51 episodes).
THE CHASE received 3 EMMY nominations, the most for any GSN series, as well as nominations for the Nat’l Assoc.of TV Program Execs (NATPE) Breakthrough Reality Award and the Realscreen Award for Best Competition– Game/Quiz Show.
The NEW YORK POST called THE CHASE “the most addictive game show since the original WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE.” The NATIONAL ENQUIRER said it is “the most intelligent, exciting and entertaining TV quiz show in decades.”
Bob produced the original American pilots of THE CHASE for FOX on the ITV Studios set in London.
In addition to THE CHASE, Bob served as co-EP for HEAD’S UP!, a game show series from the producers of ELLEN. HEAD’S UP! will be airing soon.
FOX recently aired 10 episodes of BOOM!, a dick clark productions series based on a Keshet format, on which Bob was Co-EP and Head Writer.
Bob’s other Producing credits include: GREEDand CHALLENGE OF THE CHILD GENIUSES: WHO IS THE SMARTEST KID IN AMERICA? (which he co-created with Dick Clark for dick clark productions 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 (for Fremantle syndication) PENN & TELLER’S SIN CITY SPECTACULAR (FX), THE NOVA QUIZ (PBS) and BUMPER STUMPERS (USA).