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“Game show guru” Bob Boden joins Unscripted and Unprepared podcast

The latest episode of the Unscripted and Unprepared podcast from Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox and presented by realscreen, is now available via iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher, and features ...
October 30, 2018

The latest episode of the Unscripted and Unprepared podcast from Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox and presented by realscreen, is now available via iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher, and features the man commonly referred to as the “game show guru,” Bob Boden.

Most recently appointed as executive vice president of production and development for Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, Boden has held executive positions at the Game Show Network, Hasbro Studios, FX Networks, and Dick Clark Productions, among others. As a consultant, he has worked with such companies as Fremantle, Talpa, Lionsgate, Endemol Shine, Warner Horizon, Critical Content and myriad others.

The conversation covers Boden’s long history with game shows, ranging from his Jeopardy gatherings in his dorm room in college, to his stints with DCP, and other companies that shaped the genre over the course of TV history.

Unscripted and Unprepared began in late June 2016 and has featured interviews with Arthur Smith; Brent Montgomery, Jonathan Murray, Thom Beers, Epix’s Rachel Brill, History’s Eli Lehrer, Propagate Content’s Ben Silverman, ID’s Jane Latman, ITV America’s David Eilenberg, and Showtime’s Vinnie Malhotra, among many others.

Jimmy Fox’s production credits include the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America; CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor; and Investigation Discovery’s Breaking Homicide and Is O.J. Innocent: The Missing Evidence.

With Main Event Media, credits include Spike’s true-crime series It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards, as well as the unscripted comedy, Hollywood Darlings for POP.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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