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Friday, March 22, 2019: Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Jessica Lucas and more

Today on q: Olympic gold medallists Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, q This music panel with CBC arts reporter Lisa Christiansen and music writer and critic A. Harmony, the history of black horror films, The Murders producer and star Jessica Lucas.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir on 20 years of skating and their most iconic performances

Olympic ice dancing champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir join guest host Ali Hassan to look back at their journey from being childhood skating partners to the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history.

Like a Prayer at 30: When Madonna went from pop star to controversial music icon

When it was first released, Like a Prayer was emblematic of moral panic — but things have certainly changed since 1989. The q This panel looks at Madonna's legacy 30 years later.
In Depth

The complex history of black horror in cinema

Jordan Peele's latest film, Us, is a big moment for the black horror movie genre. Tananarive Due, the author of Horror Noire, takes us through some of the genre's history.

Jessica Lucas on her new original crime drama The Murders

In The Murders, Jessica Lucas stars as a rookie homicide detective who makes a big mistake with fatal consequences on her first day on the job.

Thursday, March 21, 2019: Mary Walsh, Anupam Kher and more

Today on q: Newfoundland actor and comedian Mary Walsh, celebrity behavioural psychologist Jo Hemmings, Todd S. Purdum's gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bollywood actor Anupam Kher.

'It's not all over': Canadian Screen Award honouree Mary Walsh on her lifetime achievement award

Canadian comedy veteran Mary Walsh is the recipient of the Earle Grey Award, in recognition of her body of work, at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards.

Anupam Kher opens up about his personal connection to Hotel Mumbai

The award-winning actor and Bollywood star has appeared in more than 500 films and counting, but he says his latest film is one of his most important roles yet.

Reality TV contestants call for more mental health support following Love Island deaths

Former Love Island star Mike Thalassitis was found dead by suicide last week at the age of 26. Now, reality TV stars are calling for producers to do more to help contestants with their mental health.

From Oklahoma! to the Sound of Music, a gateway to Rodgers and Hammerstein

Todd S. Purdum takes us through some of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's best musical moments and examines the lasting impact they had on Broadway.

Watch the eye-popping new trailer for Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

The film follows two actors trying to hit the Hollywood big time, and the Manson family murder of Sharon Tate

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: Jann Arden, D. W. Waterson and more

Today on q: Canadian singer-songwriter Jann Arden, q online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud, Nancy Drew historian Jennifer Fisher, Canadian DJ, writer and director D. W. Waterson.

From Avengers to Veep, 12 of the most buzzed-about things to watch this spring

From big blockbusters to highly-anticipated reboots, 12 things we’re excited to watch this spring.

Jann Arden on her mother, self-care and playing a TV sitcom version of herself

In a new CTV sitcom called Jann, Arden plays an egotistical, drama-queen version of herself who's desperate to get back in the spotlight, while also trying to be there for her family.

Meet D.W. Waterson, the Canadian DJ tapped by Idris Elba to work on his new show

DJ, writer and director D.W. Waterson talks about her experience as a DJ consultant and second unit director on Idris Elba's new Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie.

Can YouTuber Lilly Singh succeed as a late-night talk show host?

Canadian YouTuber Lilly Singh announced last week on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that she'll be hosting a new late-night talk show on NBC.

Who really wrote Nancy Drew? Cracking the mystery of the famous sleuth's author

Believe it or not, Nancy Drew is nearly 90 years old. Writer and historian Jennifer Fisher joined us to take us through the forgotten history of Nancy Drew.

Toy Story 4 trailer reveals Keanu Reeves' new Canadian character

The actor will voice a Canadian motorcycle stunt rider named Duke Caboom.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019: John Cleese, Amanda Brugel and more

Today on q: actor and comedian John Cleese, q screen panel with John Semley and Tina Hassannia, actor Amanda Brugel

John Cleese on Monty Python, Life of Brian and why he's now taking aim at the failings of world leaders

The British comedy legend reflects on his career and discusses his latest stage show, Why There Is No Hope, in which he examines what he sees as the failings of the world's leaders.

Amanda Brugel on The Handmaid's Tale, fighting for good roles and rejecting stereotypes

From Kim's Convenience to Orphan Black, Amanda Brugel has had parts in multiple Canadian productions, but she says we still have far to go when it comes to recognizing Canadian film industry talent.

Do fan campaigns to save TV shows actually work?

When it comes to the practicality of fan campaigns, do they actually work? Or is there more at play behind the scenes?

10 fascinating facts about Dick Dale, 'King of the Surf Guitar'

The surf legend has died at 81, but he lived a colourful life on his own terms

Monday, March 18, 2019: Johnny Marr, Jeff Thomas and more

Today on q: Juno Awards panel with q This' Tabassum Siddiqui and A. Harmony, guitar legend Johnny Marr, and award-winning photographer Jeff Thomas.

Junos 2019: Highlights from the biggest night in Canadian music

Shawn Mendes, Arkells and Jessie Reyez all picked up prizes, while Sarah McLachlan and Corey Hart brought the house down with their electric performances.