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For four seasons, The High Bar reached nearly 3 million homes in Washington state via KBTC and UWTV and many more via those stations' websites and our own (, picking up an Emmy®-nomination for Best Interview Program and winning a Gold National Communicator Award for Best News-Entertainment program. 
On each episode of The High Bar, an artist, author, activist or filmmaker joins host Warren Etheredge to raise a toast to and raise the bar for a subject about which she or he is passionate, whether it be Jodie Foster examining mental health, Gary Oldman decoding trust, Miranda July exploring connectivity, Tavis Smiley & Dr. Cornel West championing economic justice, Top Chef's Gail Simmons extolling the virtues of eating professionally, comedian/curmudgeon Lewis Black reviving theater or legendary sci-fi writer William Gibson demystifying atemporality. To date, The High Bar has welcomed over 100 guests.
For our fifth season, The High Bar is rebooting as a podcast under the supervision of award-winning producer Tina Nole, with episodes recorded in Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. Guests likely to appear include: David Arquette, George Karl, Tom Everett Scott, Linsay Pulsipher and more! 

Jun 8, 2017

What's his name? You know, the guy in the thing with the face.
Often, this is what character actors are reduced to, vague associations and cloudy memories. However, the best shine as brightly as any star, they just may be further away from the camera. They can have a few lines yet still make or break a movie. You rarely know their names, but they can leave a lasting impression. Filmmaker Richard Shepard (THE MATADOR; DON HEMINGWAY; Girls) has hired the finest and even made a documentary about the legendary John Cazale. On this episode of The High Bar, he joins Warren to raise the bar for... character actors.