Time to set those DVRs: Tonight, June 22nd, at 10:30pm ET, Fox-5 New York news will air a very special segment Long Live The Grateful Dead! about the iconic band, the cultural phenomenon it became at its peak, and the resurrection the music has experienced in the wake of their 50th anniversary in 2015.The news package will feature interviews with artists who are keeping the Dead alive in 2017 in various ways, from latter-day incarnations of the original band (John Mayer; Warren Haynes), to stellar tribute acts (Tom Hamilton of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead), to new interpretations of the Dead’s classic catalogue (solo pianist Holly Bowling). The segment will also interview prominent fans and historians like former band publicist and biographer Dennis McNally, reality TV magnate and gay community icon Andy Cohen, and Sirius XM Dead radio host Gary Lambert, as well as a large selection of Deadheads from all walks of life.The half-hour segment will only be aired on TV and will not be available online after the fact, so make sure to set a recording or tune in tomorrow at 10:30PM EST to hear Fox-5 New York educate the masses on the modern Dead renaissance!
WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US Associated Press Television News COMMENT First Published: 7th September, 2020 11:04 IST Last Updated: 7th September, 2020 11:04 IST Jets Bring Back Backup QBs Fales, White To Practice Squad The New York Jets have brought back quarterbacks David Fales and Mike White, signing both to their practice squad a day after cutting them. Written By FOLLOW US The New York Jets have brought back quarterbacks David Fales and Mike White, signing both to their practice squad a day after cutting them.Fales and White worked with the second-team offense throughout training camp behind starter Sam Darnold. One of the two will likely be active as the backup next Sunday for the season opener at Buffalo.Veteran Joe Flacco was added to the active roster Saturday after passing his physical, but is likely still a few weeks away from being ready to play following neck surgery. The Jets also have rookie James Morgan, a fourth-round pick, giving them five quarterbacks on the 53-man roster and practice squad.The Jets also signed 13 other players to the practice squad Sunday, all of whom were in camp with them: running back Josh Adams; wide receivers Lawrence Cager, Josh Malone, Donte Moncrief and D.J. Montgomery; tight ends Bronson Kaufusi and Ross Travis; offensive linemen Corbin Kaufusi and James Murray; and defensive backs Javelin Guidry, Bennett Jackson, Lamar Jackson and Zane Lewis.NFL teams can add up to 16 players this year — up from 10 — to their practice squad, including six veterans who had accrued any number of seasons in the league, to help manage rosters during the coronavirus pandemic. The Jets still have one open slot.Offensive lineman Josh Andrews is being re-signed to the 53-man roster, agent Brett Tessler announced on Twitter. Backup tight end and special teams ace Daniel Brown will also be back. Both players had been released Saturday as the Jets got down to their initial 53-player roster. The team hadn’t immediately announced corresponding moves. LIVE TV