Monday, Feb. 22, 2021: Rivers Cuomo, Russell T Davies and more

Today on Q: singer-songwriter Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, screenwriter and showrunner Russell T Davies, actress Annie Murphy.
Rivers Cuomo of Weezer, showrunner Russell T Davies behind the scenes of It's a Sin, actress Annie Murphy in the Q studio. (Brendan Walter, Ben Blackall, Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

Today on Q, with host Tom Power:

  • Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo discusses the band's new orchestral pop album, OK Human, and shares how Spotify algorithms aid and influence his songwriting.

  • Writer and showrunner Russell T Davies — the award-winning creator of the 2005 Doctor Who reboot — talks about his new miniseries It's a Sin, which looks at the lives of a group of young gay men during the AIDS epidemic in 1980s Britain.

  • Actress Annie Murphy reflects on what she's learned from six seasons of playing Alexis Rose on the humble Canadian comedy Schitt's Creek.

WATCH | Annie Murphy's full interview with Tom Power: