q WITH TOM POWER LAUNCHES MONDAY OCTOBER 24 WITH A FRESH FORMAT

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Starting October 24, q will feature a prominent line up of actors, authors, filmmakers, comedians, artists and musicians. Confirmed guests include Canadian electronic music sensation A Tribe Called Red; comedians Mike Myers and Norm Macdonald; actors Gael Garcia Bernal and Tippi Hedren; Tracey Deer, creator of Mohawk Girls; 80s pop icon and digital music trailblazer Thomas Dolby; novelist Colson Whitehead; hip hop pioneer and archivist Michael Holman; and musician Adam Cohen on his collaboration with his father, music legend Leonard Cohen. q will also showcase musical performances from Canadian and international acts such as Tegan and Sara, Sam Roberts, July Talk, Shovels & Rope, Billy Bragg and Blue Rodeo.“Getting ready to host q has been an incredible experience. This is an unbelievable team that I’m so proud to be a part of,” said Power. “As a musician and someone who loves music, I’m excited about the styles of music and thoughtful treatment they will get on this show. I can’t wait for you to hear what we’ve been working on.”Listeners can tune in to hear Tom Power host q weekdays on CBC Radio One at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., three times daily on Sirius XM 169, and distributed by PRI (Public Radio International ) to 122 public radio stations across the United States, starting Monday, October 24, 2016. q’s weekly television show airs twice weekly on CBC (Sundays at 3 p.m., Thursday nights at 1:00 a.m.). q also offers audio and video podcasts and live and on-demand streaming via cbc.ca/q. q video content is also available on the qTV Youtube channel.About CBC/Radio-CanadaCBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. We are Canada’s trusted source of news, information and Canadian entertainment. Deeply rooted in communities all across the country, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We also provide international news and information from a uniquely Canadian perspective. Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment CBC Radio One today announced that q with Tom Power will launch on Monday, October 24, with a notable line up of guests and a fresh format that will include both long and shorter form interviews, new story treatments, a new roster of contributors and more music, including musical performances.“We’re putting a tighter focus on arts, entertainment and music from Canada and around the world,” said Jennifer Moroz, executive producer, q. “At the same time, we’re refreshing the format and mixing it up a bit, all with the goal of creating a show that is smart, entertaining and engaging for the audience — whether you’re an arts and music buff or simply want to be more in the know. And whether you’re listening to us on radio, following us online or watching us on TV.”“With the vision and energy of a new team led by Jennifer and Tom, and a mandate to entertain audiences — first and foremost — as CBC Radio’s flagship music, arts and entertainment show, we are moving forward to the next phase for q,” said Susan Marjetti, executive director, CBC Radio English Services. Advertisement Login/Register With: Twitterlast_img

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