Bob Boden’s career as a television management and production executive in multiple areas of programming spans two decades. Since launching Fox Reality Channel in May 2005, Boden has spearheaded the network’s development and programming of original series including “Solitary,” “American Idol Extra,” “Long Way Down,” “The Academy,” and weekly series ”Reality Binge,” along with the network’s annual “Fox Reality Channel Really Awards,” the only award show of its kind. Prior to joining Fox Reality Channel, Boden served as Senior Vice President, Programming, GSN (Game Show Network), where he was the executive in charge of over 500 hours of programming, including game shows, reality programs, video games, and relationship shows.
Before working at GSN, Boden served as Senior Vice President, Production and Development for dick clark productions, inc., and earlier served as supervising producer on the nationally syndicated “Family Feud.”
Once Vice President, Development and Production at FX, Boden developed comedy, variety, reality, lifestyle, and celebrity interview television programming for all dayparts. Prior to 1997, Boden was Vice President, Daytime Programs for the Fox Family Channel, and has also worked as a producer, executive, and consultant for television companies including ABC, CBS, PBS, Buena Vista, FremantleMedia, Univision, Telepictures Productions, Paramount Television, Columbia Pictures Television, and Twentieth Television.
Boden served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for eight years, and served on the Executive Committee in 2004. For five years, he also presided over the Daytime Emmy Awards Committee. Boden, a New York native, holds a Bachelor’s degree from UCLA and lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and two daughters.