Oscars 2017 live updates: Stars get red carpet ready

Ed Stockly


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.

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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Ransom' on CBS

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Ransom' on CBS

    SERIES Ransom When a U.S. senator’s (Tzi Ma) daughter is kidnapped, Eric (Luke Roberts) and the team’s investigation leads back to the politician, who has dark secrets. 8 p.m. CBS Dr. Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet Two sisters rush their tiny dog to the clinic after the pup sustains a life-threatening...

  • Calendar Letters: Life-changing books

    I wept as I read Rigoberto Gonzalez’s  moving essay about the importance of books as he was growing up [“The Power of the Printed Word,” Feb. 19]. The library was my salvation during a challenging childhood as well — I found books that guided me to a career in the arts (including the screenplay...

  • Feature and TV films

    Movies on TV the week of Feb. 26 - March 4, 2017

  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Shark Tank' and '20/20' on ABC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Shark Tank' and '20/20' on ABC

    SERIES VICE It’s the return of the weekly news magazine providing in-depth coverage of news that is often overlooked by mainstream media, returns. The season premiere profiles Bashar Assad, Syria’s president. 7:30 p.m. HBO MacGyver When an overseas assignment goes awry, Bozer and Mac (Justin...

  • Oscars TV Lineup

    Oscars TV Lineup

      TV LINEUP 10:30 a.m. Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2017 Academy Awards A preview of Oscars night includes extensive entertainment insight to prepare pop culture fans for the 2017 Academy Awards.  (E!) 11 a.m. Barbara Walters’ Top Oscar Interviews of All Time (KABC) Noon The Academy Awards...

  • Thursday's TV highlights: The CBS comedy 'The Great Indoors'

    Thursday's TV highlights: The CBS comedy 'The Great Indoors'

    SERIES Superstore Amy (America Ferrera) sees Mateo and Jeff (Nico Santos, guest star Michael Bunin) on a secret date in this new episode of the workplace comedy. 8 p.m. NBC Supernatural Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) seek Rowena’s (guest star Ruth Connell) help in their investigation...

  • Calendar Letters

      Grammys discontent I turned off the Grammy Awards show at 6 p.m. What a fake, disgusting, special effects-laden show. Oh, yes, and lower your pants to applause. Remove the special effects and exotic dress and most of the performers would fall flat. Joe Lazzari Seal Beach How far we’ve come. Everyone...

  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Emerald City' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Emerald City' on NBC

    SERIES MacGyver Mac and Jack (Lucas Till, George Eads) try to capture a fugitive (guest star Anthony DiRocco) but are challenged by the bounty-hunting Colton family (Sheryl Lee Ralph, Lance Gross, Javicia Leslie and Jermaine Rivers), characters from the original version of the show. 8 p.m. CBS...