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Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022: Jennette McCurdy, Jon Batiste and more
Today on Q: author and former child star Jennette McCurdy, musician and composer Jon Batiste, Better Call Saul panel with Jennifer Francis and Adam Feibel, filmmaker Thyrone Tommy.
Jennette McCurdy opens up about child stardom in her memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died
Jennette McCurdy's memoir I'm Glad My Mom Died has garnered attention for both its shocking title and her relationship with her abusive mother Debra.
Jon Batiste on his new album We Are and the power of music to bring social change
The musician, composer and activist spoke with Tom Power about how music can be used as a tool for social change, and how his powerful new album, We Are, fits into that bigger story.
Better Call Saul series finale recap
Better Call Saul has come to an end after a thrilling seven-year run. Our screen panellists Adam Feibel and Jennifer Francis joined Tom Power to share how they feel about the show’s finale.
Thyrone Tommy on Learn to Swim and his path from marine navigation student to celebrated director
The Toronto filmmaker joined Tom Power to discuss his debut feature film, Learn to Swim, about a troubled romance between two jazz musicians.
Monday, Aug. 15, 2022: Jerry Seinfeld, Lisa LeBlanc and more
Today on Q: comedian Jerry Seinfeld, singer-songwriter Lisa LeBlanc, concert promoter and radio host Lou Molinaro remembers the late Gord Lewis.
Jerry Seinfeld on his new book, 45 years of comedy and the stupidity of a 'quick question'
The comedian joined Tom Power to discuss his comedic process and the longevity of his career.
Lisa LeBlanc on combining disco with her Chiac culture
The Acadian folk musician joined Tom Power to tell us why she put down the banjo, laced up her roller blades and recorded a disco album, Chiac Disco.
Lou Molinaro remembers the late Gord Lewis of Teenage Head
Concert promoter and radio host Lou Molinaro joined Tom Power to share his memories of Gord Lewis and why he was such a pivotal figure in Canadian rock history.
Friday, Aug. 12, 2022: Adele, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: singer Adele, actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, comedian John Cullen, broadcaster Mastermind and comedian Andrea Jin.
'Listen to my side': Adele opens up about 30, divorce and her struggle with fame
In a wide-ranging Canadian exclusive interview with Q’s Tom Power, Adele discussed her personal new album, the power of music in tough times, her close friendship with Drake and more.
Never Have I Ever's Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on shooting to stardom
Actor Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks about her transformation from Mississauga, Ont., high school student to the star of Netflix's hit series Never Have I Ever.
Q's weekly wrap-up: arts stories that united or divided the culture
Music expert Mastermind, comedian Andrea Jin and comedian John Cullen joined host Tom Power to talk about the big pop culture stories of the week: chaos across Canada's summer music festivals, new comedy film Easter Sunday and Serena Williams 'evolving away' from tennis.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022: Ryan Reynolds & Shawn Levy, Gabriel Byrne, Cindy Campbell & Davey D
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Ryan Reynolds and director Shawn Levy, actor Gabriel Byrne, Cindy Campbell and music journalist Davey D.
Ryan Reynolds and director Shawn Levy reflect on Canada's role in guiding them through life and comedy
Ryan Reynolds and Shawn Levy may be Canada’s latest power duo. The Vancouver-born actor and Montreal-born director joined Q’s Tom Power to discuss their Canadian roots and their first project together — a new action-comedy called Free Guy.
DJ Kool Herc & the birth of hip hop: Cindy Campbell on her legendary party and Davey D on Herc's impact
Cindy Campbell goes back 49 years to a party she threw in the Bronx where her brother, DJ Kool Herc, created a sound now known as hip hop. She and her brother are now auctioning off personal items from that pivotal time. Plus, hip hop journalist Davey D reflects on DJ Kool Herc's incredible impact on music.
Gabriel Byrne faces his own mortality in Death of a Ladies' Man, inspired by Leonard Cohen
The actor joined Tom Power to tell us what drew him to his latest film, what Cohen’s music means to him, and why confronting death in film and in life has become easier over the years.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022: William Shatner, Mickey Guyton and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor William Shatner, country singer Mickey Guyton, screen panel with Lisa Macabasco and Grace Onasanya, artist Ekow Nimako.
'Getting older is terrifying': William Shatner on turning 90, loneliness and what keeps him going
William Shatner just turned 90, but he hasn’t slowed down yet. In a conversation with Q’s Tom Power, the Canadian-born actor discussed his new rom-com, Senior Moment, which led to an honest reflection on aging and death.
Mickey Guyton on her debut album and the lack of diversity in country music's writing rooms
With the release of her debut album, Remember Her Name, country singer Mickey Guyton joined Tom Power to talk about her music and how she's opening new doors.
Spoiler-free review of The Bear, one of the most talked about shows of the summer
Our screen panellists Lisa Macabasco and Grace Onasanya joined Tom Power to break down The Bear, which combines a dynamite cast and a compellingly raw look into the chaos of restaurant kitchens.
How artist Ekow Nimako uses Lego to imagine new monuments for Black youth
Toronto-based artist Ekow Nimako explains how he uses Lego to create powerful works of art.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022: Reba McEntire, Swamp Dogg and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: country singer Reba McEntire, musicians Amy Sky and Marc Jordan on Olivia Newton-John, actor Didi Conn, cultural commentator Thomas Leblanc, songwriter and producer Swamp Dogg.
Reba McEntire looks back on her hit album Rumor Has It
On the 30th anniversary of Rumor Has It, Reba McEntire joined Tom Power to reflect on her long and successful career in country music.
Amy Sky and Marc Jordan remember the late Olivia Newton-John
Musicians Amy Sky and Marc Jordan joined Tom Power to share their memories of working with the Grease star, who died on Monday.