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Pat Finn

Patrick "Pat" Finn (born July 24 1956 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) is the former host of several game shows. He is the owner of the production company Rubicon Entertainment. Finn first hosted the 1990 remake of the classic Jack Barry show The Joker's Wild. In 1991, he became host of Shop 'Til You Drop, where he remained for 7 years, and in 1999 he replaced Jack Gallagher to become the host of the California State Lottery's weekly game show, The Big Spin.

Prior to entering national television, Finn was a local weatherman first on WBRE in Wilkes-Barre, PA, then at Pittsburgh station WPXI where he also served as an entertainment correspondent, then as weatherman on the San Francisco station KRON.

In the mid 1980's, Finn replaced weatherman Dewey Hopper at KPNX in Phoenix. He was also host of number one rated "Finn and Friends," a local variety show, that aired weeknights after the local news. He since has been the executive producer of TV shows for NBC, Lifetime, MTV, VH1, FX and GSN.

Pat is currently married to Stephanie Raye, whom he married on November 25, 2006. His daughter, Kaitlyn, was born in 1993 and his son, Corey, was born in 1989. He and his wife Stephanie gave birth to twin daughters, Sienna Mae Finn and Sofia Raye Finn, on February 5, 2008.

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