GSN to Valentine: Come on down!

Wallenstein, Andrew
May 2004
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/25/2004, Vol. 384 Issue 2, p3
GSN, the network formerly known as Game Show Network, has hired former Sci Fi Channel executive Ian Valentine as its head of programming. Valentine will oversee all program development, acquisitions and production at the network. The network earlier this year changed its name and broadened its focus beyond traditional game shows to encompass all gaming things, from card games to horse racing as well as interactive and video game-related programs. As senior vice president programming, Valentine replaces Bob Boden.


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