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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

  • Readers react: A bittersweet farewell to Larry Wilmore's 'The Nightly Show'

    Readers react: A bittersweet farewell to Larry Wilmore's 'The Nightly Show'

    Good night to a good show My favorite show canceled? [“Nightly Show’ Host to Bid Farewell,” Aug. 18] I knew it was too truthful to be on TV. Catalina Garcia Van Nuys :: Larry Wilmore’s commentary was spot on, and the round-table had articulate discussions even when you were laughing at what was...

  • Rio Olympics broadcast and cable TV listings

    Rio Olympics broadcast and cable TV listings

    Here is the full cable and TV schedule of the first Olympic Games held in South America. Read more about when and where to watch the Rio Olympics here. Sunday, August 21, 2016 Men's Basketball: Bronze Medal Game (Live) 7:30 a.m. NBCSP Men's Handball: Bronze Medal Match (Live) 7:30 a.m. USA Rhythmic...

  • Readers react: The 1960s really were a time of change

    Readers react: The 1960s really were a time of change

    When the Doors swung open to the ’60s Regarding “Rock’s Most Explosive Year: 1966” [Aug. 14]. I love John Densmore of the Doors, but I had to chuckle at his comment, “I always say the ’60s, they didn’t start until ’65, and they ended after ’67.” So Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are a-Changin’ ” album,...

  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: CBS's 'Rush Hour' on KCAL

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: CBS's 'Rush Hour' on KCAL

    SERIES Smollett Eats “Empire” star Jussie Smollett and his close-knit siblings are featured in this new weekend series that emphasizes the family’s cooking and entertaining skills. In the series premiere, Jazz Smollett tasks her brothers with planning the menu for her daughter’s second birthday...

  • Readers react: Why the Olympics opening ceremony did matter

    Readers react: Why the Olympics opening ceremony did matter

    Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony hits home Regarding: “Why Opening Ceremony Matters” [Aug. 8]. Thank you for a very wellwritten article. I read it twice and enjoyed it even more. You captured the true heartfelt meaning of “doing the very best with what you have.” Anyone can do techno-stuff if money...

  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Grandma' on Starz

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Grandma' on Starz

    SERIES Rush Hour Carter and Lee (Justin Hires, Jon Foo) investigate when a mysterious man targets upstanding members of society who all have something to hide. Wendie Malick, Aimee Garcia and Page Kennedy also star in this new episode. 8 p.m. CBS Boston EMS Many of the first responders profiled...

  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Victor Frankenstein' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Victor Frankenstein' on Cinemax

    SERIES Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man TV’s Everyman ends the season with two new episodes. In the first, Spurlock goes through a detoxification procedure, and in the second he looks into companies that rewrite the rules of their industry, including Google, Airbnb and Spotify. 7 and 8 p.m.; 10 and...

  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mr. Robot' on USA

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Mr. Robot' on USA

    SERIES Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry The unscripted series returns for a new season highlighting Henry’s unbelievable talent. Melissa Joan Hart appears in the season premiere.  8 p.m. E! Whose Line Is It Anyway? Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) joins the fun in this new episode. 9 p.m....

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