For more than 12 years, Mr. Forrest was with the A&E Television Network as host of Breakfast with the Arts. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2002 and 2005. The show featured segments on movies, Broadway, rock, jazz, world, and classical music; in studio performances; and extensive interviews with guests. Over the years, he has been a host, moderator, guest speaker, and lecturer for scores of events, shows, and galas. In January of 2006 he hosted the opening concerts of the new Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts in Amarillo, TX.