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Q with Jian Ghomeshi

  • Alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge speaks to Jian about his decision to release a cover album, how he's gone about rearranging the Hip's tunes and the kind of reception the collection has received -- including from Tragically Hip frontman himself, Gord Downie.

    Justin Rutledge's "Daredevil" - Q Luminato

    • 4 hours ago
    • 45 views
    Alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge speaks to Jian about his decision to release a cover album, how he's gone about rearranging the Hip's tunes and the kind of reception the collection ha...
  • Influential musician, Tom Petty, reflects on why he's always been attracted to the the road less travelled, how his band's forthcoming album differs from those before it, and why he and the Heartbreakers refuse to rest on their laurels and rely on their hits.

    Tom Petty - A Q Exclusive - Part 2

    • 1 day ago
    • 742 views
    Tom Petty is one of the finest songwriters of our time. Together with his musical collaborators in the Heartbreakers, Tom Petty has authored some of the most recognizable songs of the last four dec...
  • In a Canadian exclusive, American singer/songwriter Tom Petty joins Jian to for a candid, wide-ranging conversation about his early days, his big hits and visions of the future.

    Tom Petty - A Q Exclusive - Part 1

    • 1 day ago
    • 1,368 views
    In a Canadian exclusive, American singer/songwriter Tom Petty joins Jian to for a candid, wide-ranging conversation about his early days, his big hits and visions of the future. The influential mus...
  • Sugar Sammy joins Jian on stage at the Olympia Theatre for Q's special Pop Montreal show to rekindle their bromance and talk Sammy's plans to conquer the comedy world and perhaps move out of his parents' house.

    Sugar Sammy - The "bromance" continues

    • 2 days ago
    • 374 views
    Sugar Sammy joins Jian on stage at the Olympia Theatre for Q's special Pop Montreal show to rekindle their bromance and talk Sammy's plans to conquer the comedy world and perhaps move out of his pa...
  • In this clip from her feature chat in Studio Q, Aisha Tyler explains to Jian how she navigated her path to success while contending with critics who argued she wasn't "black enough".

    Aisha Tyler is "not black enough"

    • 4 days ago
    • 1,189 views
    In this clip from her feature chat in Studio Q, Aisha Tyler explains to Jian how she navigated her path to success while contending with critics who argued she wasn't "black enough".

    Q is your dai...
  • This Sunday on QTV we've got legendary rock photographer, Lynn Goldsmith; and platinum-selling singer-songwriter David Gray in conversation and performance.

    This Sunday, July 20th, on CBC Television

    • 6 days ago
    • 444 views
    This Sunday on QTV we've got legendary rock photographer, Lynn Goldsmith; and platinum-selling singer-songwriter David Gray in conversation and performance.

    Tune in this Sunday at 1:00pm, 1:30pm ...
  • Jason Mraz is back with his new record "Yes!" - an acoustic album featuring the folk-rock band Raining Jane as his backup band. Jian talks to Jian about his relationship with the Janes, his unflappable positivity, and how he handles criticism.

    Jason Mraz says "Yes!" to Studio Q

    • 1 week ago
    • 1,838 views
    Jason Mraz is back with his new record "Yes!" - an acoustic album featuring the folk-rock band Raining Jane as his backup band. Jian talks to Jian about his relationship with the Janes, his unflapp...
  • Jason Mraz returns to Studio Q, along with some musical accomplices, to perform his song "Love Someone" from his latest record "Yes!"

    "Love Someone" by Jason Mraz (Live)

    • 1 week ago
    • 3,166 views
    Jason Mraz returns to Studio Q, along with some musical accomplices, to perform his song "Love Someone" from his latest record "Yes!"

    Q is your daily dose of arts, culture and entertainment. Join ...
  • "Adult Diversion" by Alvvays (Live)

    • 1 week ago
    • 3,533 views
    Alvvays were on hand in Studio Q for a special "Wednesday Live" performance, including "Adult Diversion" from their forthcoming self-titled release.

    Q is your daily dose of arts, culture and enter...
  • "Archie, Marry Me" by Alvvays (Live)

    • 1 week ago
    • 4,919 views
    East Coast supergroup Alvvays were in Studio Q this morning for a special "Wednesday Live" performance. This is Alvvays performing "Archie, Marry Me" from their self-titled record.

    Q is your dail...
  • Tom Petty on Elvis, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones

    • 1 week ago
    • 8,233 views
    In this clip taken from his feature interview with Jian at Woodshed Recording in Malibu, California, Tom Petty recalls how Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones each contributed to ins...
  • Tom Petty on fame

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 8,055 views
    In this clip from his feature interview with Jian at Woodshed Recording in Malibu, California, Tom Petty muses on the changing face of fame in the modern world. You can see Jian's interview with T...
  • Lilly Singh on her parents (and their accents)

    • 1 week ago
    • 6,415 views
    Lilly Singh discusses how her parents, all parents in fact, are ripe territory for comedy. She also explains why she choose to use accents and costumes when portraying them, yet holding true to pos...
  • Lilly Singh: Superwoman of the internet

    • 1 week ago
    • 38,215 views
    Toronto entertainer and YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, a.k.a. Superwoman, joins Jian to talk about her rise to internet stardom and her dreams of moving out of her parents' house.

    Q is your daily ...
  • "Unconditional Love" by Against Me! (Live)

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 1,698 views
    Florida punk-rockers Against Me! turn it up a couple of notches for this performance of "Unconditional Love" from their latest record "Transgender Dysphoria Blues".

    Q is your daily dose of arts, c...
  • Laverne Cox on "Orange is the New Black"

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 1,456 views
    Laverne Cox speaks with Jian about how landing the role of Sophia Burset was the role she was waiting for her whole life, the joy of playing such a complex character, and how she's been a role mode...
  • Against Me! bring "Transgender Dysphoria Blues" to Studio Q

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 5,190 views
    Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace talks to Jian about her coming out as transgender, her excitement to be a part of Toronto's World Pride celebrations, and about her thoughts on whether there...
  • The inventive and charming Reggie Watts plies a little of his signature trade for Jian during his feature chat in Studio Q.

    Reggie Watts beatboxing in Studio Q

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 1,784 views
    Creative performer Reggie Watts reminisces over the pedal that got him started on looping and then shares some of his signature improv beatboxing during his feature-length interview with Jian in St...
  • "FUCKMYLIFE666" by Against Me! (Live)

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 2,322 views
    Against Me! make it loud in Studio Q with their Friday Live performance of "FUCKMYLIFE666" from their latest record "Transgender Dysphoria Blues".

    Q is your daily dose of arts, culture and entert...
  • Creative shape-shifter Reggie Watts

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 4,285 views
    Jian speaks with Reggie Watts, a comedic performer and multi-instrumentalist with a penchant for the absurd. The fearless improviser is now in his third season as the co-star and band leader on the...
  • "True Trans Soul Rebel" by Against Me! (Live)

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 7,430 views
    Q was waking up the neighbours this morning with live performances from Against Me!, including "True Trans Soul Rebel" from their record "Transgender Dysphoria Blues".

    Q is your daily dose of arts...
  • "Spirit" by Future Islands (Live)

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 1,460 views
    Baltimore's own Future Islands gather in Studio Q to perform "Spirit" from their latest record "Singles" and then have a chat about the genesis of their new record and how their "Letterman moment" ...
  • Transgender actress, advocate and producer Laverne Cox

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 7,822 views
    Unexpected Orange is the New Black breakout starm Laverne Cox has hardly been basking in her new-found fame - she has been tirelessly advocating for transgender rights and equality, especially the ...
  • Masha Gessen on defiance and exile

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 810 views
    Russian journalist and writer-in-exile Masha Gessen joins Jian in person for the first time since leaving her home country -- a difficult decision she made on account of that country's homosexual p...
  • John Cameron Mitchell reflects on "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

    • 4 weeks ago
    • 3,518 views
    John Cameron Mitchell joins Jian to reflect on the long-running hit musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch". The award-winning production, which most recently starred Neil Patrick Harris as Hedwig, tel...
  • Q Essay: The World Cup's delicious surprises

    • 4 weeks ago
    • 875 views
    Jian reflects on some of the highlights and low-lights and the surprises - both pleasant and not - that the FIFA World Cup has delivered so far over it's first 14 days.

    Q is your daily dose of ar...
  • Q Essay: Journalism is not a crime

    • 1 month ago
    • 1,280 views
    Earlier this week, an Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison. Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian, was one of these journalists. The three were charged with terrorism-...
  • Future Islands bring "Singles" to Studio Q

    • 1 month ago
    • 1,805 views
    The hard-working Baltimore synth-pop band, Future Islands, broke through with an arresting and intense performance on The Late Show with David Letterman, and they join Jian at the desk to talk abou...
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