Although Four Peaks episodes become polished pieces of television art once they go live, the tapings are actually a production labor of love…one with makeup sessions, a plethora of wires and soundchecks that require a team of creative and dedicated professionals. Weber Shandwick Seattle’s partnership with UWTV afforded us an opportunity to sneak a behind-the-scenes peek. See for yourself:
Hanson arrives on the set of Four Peaks

Four Peaks host, Hanson Hosein, arrives on the set early to prepare for a full day of filming.

Hanson prepping for an interview

Jenny Verador, Four Peaks' makeup artist, prepares Hanson to be in front of three cameras and a handful of hot studio lights.

Four Peaks makeup studio

Verador brings a full makeup kit in order to be ready for any guest to be filmed at any angle.

Four Peaks Studio at UWTV

Every episode of Four Peaks is filmed beneath the University of Washington's Kane Hall.

Behind the Four Peaks production

A Four Peaks crew member makes a slight adjustment to a light high above the set.

Filming Four Peaks

In order to achieve the production quality demanded by television, Four Peaks has the support of a full film crew for each episode, including a teleprompter operator (pictured above).

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