Each day on Q, host Jian Ghomeshi covers entertainment, pop culture, and high arts with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends. With Ghomeshi, a wide-range of guests including Leonard Cohen, Salman Rushdie, Dolly Parton, Jay-Z, and more, explore various thought-provoking topics from the branding of politicians to whether or not the term "cougar" should be embracedby older women. Q -- a cultural intervention!

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Controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange joins Jian in a Canadian Broadcast Exclusive. NYT journalist on the irony of Hollywood agents courting YouTube stars. The Q sports panel on Bill Simmons' suspension, Hope Solo, and Derek Jeter's legacy.
Comedian Chris Rock on stand-up on the age of smart phones. Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones on what the media can learn from the Shonda Rhimes furor. Award-winning comedian Wanda Sykes says comics never retire. Sloan performs live throughout the show.
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Jian Ghomeshi

Jian Ghomeshi is an award-winning broadcaster, writer, musician and producer who was born in London and is based in Toronto. He is now the host and co-creator of the daily CBC Radio One talk program "Q." Since its inception in 2007, "Q" has garnered the largest audience of any cultural affairs program in Canada and has become the highest-rated show in its morning time slot in CBC history.