Speaker Bob Boden
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EVP, Production & Development
EMMY Nominee Bob Boden's career in all forms of non-fiction and unscripted / alternative TV 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 is currently Executive Vice President, Production & Development, for Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, a Global Media Company, one of the largest producers and distributors of first-run syndicated programming for broadcast television stations, with over 40 shows on the air, and owner of seven 24-hour HD cable television networks serving 80 million subscribers.
He is a producer on the upcoming comedy game show Funny You Should Ask, and his other producing credits include ABC’s To Tell The Thruth, Superhuman and Boom! Fox, and The Chase, an adaptation of the popular UK format owned by ITV, for which Bob was nominated for the NATPE Breakthrough Award and a Realscreen Award.
He also executive produced four original series on the HUB family network and 19 series on FOX Reality Channel, as well as co-creating and Executive Producing the FOX game show Greed. His other credits include numerous genres, including docuseries, competition reality, talk, lifestyle, magazine, variety and hidden camera.
His executive credits include SVP, Reality & Game Show Development for Hasbro Studios, SVP, Programming, Production and Development for FOX Reality Channel, SVP Programming for Game Show Network, SVP Production & Development for Dick Clark Productions, VP Development and Production for FX Networks, VP, Daytime Programming for The Family Channel, other positions for CBS, ABC and Paramount Television, and consulting roles at Lionsgate, EndemolShine, Fremantle Media, Telepictures, Warner Horizon, Critical Content, Talpa, Mark Burnett Productions, Sony Pictures Television International, Bunim-Murray, Vin diBona, and many others.
Bob has also worked on numerous successful game shows, including Family Feud, The Price Is Right, Jeopardy!, Pyramid, Match Game, Are You Smater Than A 5th Grader?, Don't Forget The Lyrics and Press Your Luck.
Bob is a Governor of the Reality Programming Peer Group of the Television Academy, and served as Chair of the Primetime Awards Committee.
Bob graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from UCLA, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre Arts. He is a native of New York and currently lives with his family in Los Angeles.
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