Contact: David SchiffRegion: United States




Title: SVP Programming and Development
Genre: Non-fiction
Region: United States
E: dschiff@gsn.com
W: www.gsn.com

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The Game Show Network (GSN) is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite channel dedicated to game shows and casino game shows. The channel was launched on December 1, 1994. Its current slogan is "The World Needs More Winners". The network is currently available in approximately 75 million homes, and is jointly-owned by DirecTV and Sony Pictures Television.

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David Schiff serves as GSN's Senior Vice President of Programming and Development where he oversees all original production and development for the network.  He joined GSN in 2009.  Since then, he has lead GSN's effort to expand its core viewership by overseeing over 1000 episodes of television across a wide variety of genres.  Schiff helped develop and launch GSN's smash hit The American Bible Challenge hosted by Jeff Foxworthy which set rating records for the network.  Season 3 will return in the spring of 2014.  In the coming year he will lead the network into the competition genre with Skin Wars, a new series focusing on the incredible art of body painting. Other GSN credits include Minute To Win It, Mind Of A Man, The Chase, Family Trade, Baggage, Pyramid, Lingo, 1vs100, The Newlywed Game and Drew Carey’s Improvaganza.  Prior to GSN, Schiff served as the Vice President of Development at A. Smith & Co. (Hell's Kitchen, Jesse Ventura's Conspiracy Theory).  He was also the Head of Production and Development at World of Wonder Productions (Rupaul's Drag Race, Million Dollar Listing). He is a past board member of the International Documentary Association and a current member of the ATAS.