Ed Stockly

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Ed Stockly handles the TV Listings and highlights for the L.A. Times and is the resident TV Skeptic, occasionally writing about TV shows feature the paranormal, bad science, mermaids, bigfoot aliens and quackery.

Recent Articles

  • Friday's TV highlights: 'High Maintenance' on HBO

    Friday's TV highlights: 'High Maintenance' on HBO

    SERIES MacGyver The team heads to New Orleans to catch a con artist (guest star Amy Smart) who is trying to pass herself off as the wife of Duke Jacoby, an alias Jack (George Eads) used to use, but her gambit backfires when “Duke’s” old enemies start looking for revenge. Lucas Till, Tristin Mays...

  • Thursday's TV highlights: 'Will & Grace' on NBC

    Thursday's TV highlights: 'Will & Grace' on NBC

    SERIES Jay Leno's Garage Jay competes against race car driver Bryce Menzies in a soapbox race. 7 and 10 p.m. CNBC The Big Bang Theory Koothrapalli (Kunal Nayyar) discovers that the woman he’s been dating (guest star Beth Behrs, “2 Broke Girls”) has a husband (guest star Walton Goggins, “Justified”)...

  • Wednesday's TV highlights: 'grown-ish' on Freeform

    Wednesday's TV highlights: 'grown-ish' on Freeform

    SERIES The Amazing Race Contestants scale buildings and run through the narrow streets of Tangiers, Morocco, in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS The Blacklist The series marks its 100th episode with a guest appearance by Nathan Lane. James Spader, Megan Boone and Harry Lennix star. 8 p.m. NBC Riverdale...

  • Monday's TV highlights: 'Independent Lens: I Am Not Your Negro' on PBS

    Monday's TV highlights: 'Independent Lens: I Am Not Your Negro' on PBS

    SERIES Supergirl The injuries that Supergirl (Melissa Benoist) suffered from Reign (Odette Annable) leave her in something of a trance, and Mon-El (Chris Wood) appeals to Brainiac-5 (guest star Jesse Rath) to try to restore her to a normal state on a new episode of the superhero drama. Chyler Leigh,...

  • Calendar Letters: In reality, Oprah...

    Calendar Letters: In reality, Oprah...

    Props to Meredith Blake for her article on Oprah Winfrey’s uncanny ability to illuminate the pulse of our society’s mind-set [“Oprah Winfrey for President? Her Speech Resounds,” Jan. 8]. Winfrey’s most salient point was never directly referred to: “... what I know for sure is that speaking your...

  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Flushed Away' on ABC

    Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Flushed Away' on ABC

    SERIES Saturday Night Live Sam Rockwell (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) hosts the first new episode of 2018. The musical guest is Halsey, who has had hits on the charts in recent weeks with “Bad at Love” and “Him & I.” 8:29 and 11:29 p.m. NBC The Vet Life Dr. Blue opens the Houston...

  • Friday's TV highlights: 'Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song'

    Friday's TV highlights: 'Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song'

    SERIES MacGyver Mac (Lucas Till) gets involved in a competition to create robotic vehicles suited for combat, and one competitor – an ex-love interest (guest star Ashley Tisdale) – has her entry hacked, and sent to attack the Pentagon in this new episode. George Eads and Eddie McClintock also star....

  • Thursday's TV highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS

    Thursday's TV highlights: 'The Big Bang Theory' on CBS

    SERIES Jay Leno’s Garage In this new episode, the former “Tonight Show” host and car aficionado explores the most exciting alternatives to standard fuel, then meets up with former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to check out his environmentally sensitive G-Wagon. 7 and 10 p.m. CNBC The Big Bang Theory...

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