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

  • What readers think of Trump coverage

    A side-by-side comparison Regarding “Trump Show Moves to New Stage” [Jan. 13]. The Times does it yet again: clearly exposing its political bias in this article. Comparing Obama’s last speech with Trump’s first one is likening a person at their retirement with someone on their first day on the job....

  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on KOCE

    SPECIALS Inauguration of Donald J. Trump Coverage begins at 6 a.m. on CNN; 7 a.m. on CBS and NBC;  8 a.m. KCAL, KOCE, Bloomberg, and Fox News.  Inaugural Events CSPN coverage of the inauguration, the inaugural parade and inaugural balls begins at 7 a.m. and continues through 8 p.m.; CNN provides...

  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mick' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Mick' on Fox

      SERIES NCIS Directed by series costar Rocky Carroll, this new episode sends Gibbs (Mark Harmon) undercover after he sees the brother of a wanted criminal. 8 p.m. CBS The Middle As the end of college approaches, Axl (Charlie McDermott) panics when he realizes he’s late in sending out resumes in...

  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'The First 100 Days' on Fox News

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'The First 100 Days' on Fox News

    SERIES The First 100 Days  Martha MacCallum anchors this new series premiering tonight and running through Donald Trump’s crucial first 100 days in office. 4 and 11 p.m. Fox News Channel Regular Show The comedy ends its run with three new episodes 6, 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. Toon Kevin Can Wait Kevin...

  • Saturday's TV Highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Bridge of Spies' on Showtime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and weekend talk shows: 'Bridge of Spies' on Showtime

    SERIES Life's a Trip Patrick Warburton and his son, Talon, experience the cowboy life on a 31,000-acre cattle ranch in the premiere of this new unscripted series. 12:30 p.m. Travel Queen Boss Vanessa Simmons offers financing and advice to young female entrepreneurs who come to her for help in...

  • Friday's TV Highlights: The CW's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on KTLA

    Friday's TV Highlights: The CW's 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on KTLA

    SERIES MacGyver While transporting a war criminal in Kazakhstan, the helicopter MacGyver and Jack (Lucas Till, George Eads) are in crashes and their prisoner escapes with Jack’s gun. MacGyver tries to save the day using only the helicopter’s rotor blade and a water bottle. Sandrine Holt also...

  • Monday's TV highlights: 'Marie Claire Young Women's Honors' on KTLA

    Monday's TV highlights: 'Marie Claire Young Women's Honors' on KTLA

    SERIES The Great Christmas Light Fight The competition wraps up its  fourth season with back-to-back episodes. The first hour takes judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak to a home where a family has re-created landmarks of the American Northwest, and to a Nevada residence that boasts replicas...

  • Calendar Letters: 'Audrie & Daisy' and the sad state of social media

      The sad state of kids and social media Regarding: “The Songs: Her Fiery Clarion Call” [Dec. 8]. After watching the film “Audrie & Daisy” one cannot help but sit stunned with a sense of despair for those in middle school and high school right now. As I contemplate this film and song as a 33-year-old...

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