Friday, May 22, 2020: Kumail Nanjiani, Owen Pallett and more

Today on q: actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, q This music panel with A. Harmony and Amanda Parris, Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost, musician Owen Pallett.
Actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani, singer-songwriters Jill Scott and Erykah Badu on Instagram Live, musician Owen Pallett. (Getty Images, @missjillscott/Instagram, Owen Pallett/Facebook)
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Today on q, with host Tom Power:

  • Actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani talks about his new action-packed rom-com The Lovebirds, which became the first Hollywood film to bypass theatres and go directly to Netflix due to the pandemic.

  • On this week's q This music panel, A. Harmony and Amanda Parris take another look at Instagram's Verzuz music battle series, discussing where it might go next.

  • Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost breaks down how he builds the perfect mystery.

  • Musician Owen Pallett talks about the surprise release of his new album, Island (his first studio album in six years), and performs a song for us.

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