Bill Keveney, USA TODAY

Bill Keveney

USA TODAY

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • The Des Moines Register
Past:
  • Detroit Free Press
  • The Tennessean
  • Hattiesburg American
  • Enquirer
  • The Shreveport Times
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • Statesman Journal
  • North Jersey News
  • News-Leader
  • DelmarvaNow!
  • and more…

Recent articles by Bill:

Tom Brokaw retires after legendary 55-year career at NBC News

Brokaw, whose first book, "The Greatest Generation," spurred renewed appreciation for those who fought World War II, will continue to write. → Read More

How conservative media stoked baseless election-fraud claims that motivated D.C. rioters

President Trump has been the biggest, loudest source of false claims about election fraud, but supportive right-wing media have amplified his message. → Read More

'An absolutely disgraceful moment': News anchors express shock at revolting turn at U.S. Capitol

News anchors expressed shock Wednesday when protest turned to revolt at the U.S. Capitol, as shocking video and photos showed violence on screen. → Read More

20 top TV moments of 2020: From 'Jeopardy!' to 'Tiger King' and that wild election

2020 was a wild and crazy year, with a pandemic and a tumultuous election. We revisit TV's 20 top moments in a year we'd sooner forget. → Read More

New Year's Eve: Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, many tequila shots were perfect send-off to terrible 2020

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen doing tequila shots in front of an empty Times Square on CNN was the perfect way to end a terrible 2020. → Read More

Rudolph, Snoopy, Mariah Carey and Dolly Parton help celebrate the holidays: What's on TV and when?

Dolly Parton and Mariah Carey have new holiday TV specials, while Charlie Brown and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer return in animated classics. → Read More

How Kaley Cuoco moved on from sitcom past to serve up racy sex scene in 'Flight Attendant'

Kaley Cuoco moves on from 'The Big Bang Theory' in HBO Max's 'The Flight Attendant,' playing a hard-drinking character who finds a corpse in her bed. → Read More

Rachel Maddow, back on MSNBC, warns of COVID-19 after partner's illness, thought 'it might kill her'

Returning to MSNBC Thursday, quarantining Rachel Maddow addressed fears of losing her longtime partner to COVIID-19 to persuade viewers to avoid risk. → Read More

'Good Doctor' star Richard Schiff released after COVID-19 hospitalization: 'I'm so grateful'

"The Good Doctor" star Richard Schiff, who was hospitalized for COVID-19 treatment, tweeted that he's been released: 'I'm aware of how lucky I am.' → Read More

After outcry and viral petition, Charlie Brown holiday specials get broadcast airing on PBS

Apple TV+, responding to protest after moving the beloved Peanuts holiday specials to the streaming service, now will allow a single broadcast on PBS. → Read More

Reports: Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis end long relationship, now share co-parenting duties

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis, who started dating in 2011, have ended their engagement, according to news reports. They share two young children. → Read More

Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy!" dies at 80 after cancer battle

Alex Trebek, who won six Emmys as the host of "Jeopardy!," became a cultural icon hosting the game show for more than 40 years. He died Sunday at 80. → Read More

Fox and CNN covered President Trump's falsehood-laden speech but MSNBC quickly drops coverage

As Fox News and CNN covered President Trump's falsehood-laden speech about the election Thursday, MSNBC pulled away. → Read More

Sitcom king Chuck Lorre stays 'Positive' with four CBS shows, offering 'respite' from real-life storylines

Top producer Chuck Lorre, who has four sitcoms premiering on CBS in November, explains the challenge of pandemic production and the need for laughter. → Read More

TV election coverage: Some magic maps sport too much red and blue in a too-close-to-call presidential race

Election Day coverage by broadcast and cable TV networks introduced admirable caution and detailed explanation, but also continued some bad habits. → Read More

'SNL' host Adele brings drama – and her greatest hits – as hilarious losing 'Bachelor' contestant

'SNL' host Adele, who showed comic chops in a 'Bachelor' parody, explained why she wasn't musical guest and made a weight-loss joke in her monologue. → Read More

'SNL': Oops! Rudy Giuliani crashes final Trump-Biden debate with 'Borat'-like mishap

Rudy Giuliani, fresh off his "Borat 2" headlines, has another wardrobe snafu during the Trump-Biden debate opening skit on "Saturday Night Live." → Read More

President Trump's clash with Lesley Stahl escalates long campaign against reporters

President Trump's abrupt ending of a "60 Minutes" interview and criticism of Lesley Stahl reflect escalating campaign against reporters, moderators. → Read More

'Dancing With the Stars': Chrishell Stause, Jeannie Mai offer emotional stories; huge upset averted

Eleven celebrity-pro couples hit the dance floor for Week 11 of ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars' Monday. Find out which pair was eliminated. → Read More

Chadwick Boseman's wife seeks to administer estate of 'Black Panther' star, who died with no will

Chadwick Boseman's wife Simone Ledward is seeking to administer the estate of the 'Black Panther' star, who died Aug. 28 after a battle with cancer. → Read More