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  1. Sesame Street to premiere on HBO in new funding dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | TeleRead

    ... puts me in mind of another PBS early-education TV show that took another route to funding-LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow , which Burton bought the rights to reimagine as a mobile app , then launched a highly-successful Kickstarter to support. As of ...

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  2. Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Engage Lifelong Readers Through LicensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Publishers' Weekly

    For the first time in its 30-plus-year history, the Reading Rainbow brand is strategically entering the licensing arena, with assistance from its new licensing agent, Brand Central. The agency's v-p of licensing, Rebekah Belzer, noticed an article last fall in Southwest magazine about the digital rebirth of Reading Rainbow through a Kickstarter campaign that asked for $1 million and generated $6.5 million for the cause.

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  3. 'Reading Rainbow' is now on Netflix: Nostalgic yet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | NOLA.com

    If you've missed 'Reading Rainbow' and LeVar Burton, who hosted the show for 26 years, you're in luck. 'Reading Rainbow is coming to Netflix.

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  4. Stay out of the heat and check out what's new to streaming in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Mashable

    Take advantage of this sticky summer by staying inside, blasting your AC, and checking out what's new to your favorite streaming services. Netflix: Top Pick: Reading Rainbow Volume 1 After one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns in recent history, the beloved PBS children's show starring LeVar Burton is back, this time on Netflix.

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  5. IMG - What's New to Netflix for August 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | IGN

    ... there's The Hurt Locker , Lord of War , some Russell Brand specials, all the Fred movies, and some classic Reading Rainbow to sift through. Plus, there's Peter Capaldi's first run as The Doctor on Doctor Who , the first season of Girl Meets World, ...

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  6. Netflix in August: Here's What's NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KCEN

    Need to binge? Netflix has a bunch of new titles for August. As we say goodbye to a number of titles leaving Netflix in August, it's also time to add a list of new shows and movies to our queue! Among the fresh offerings : LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow , Oscar winner The Hurt Locker, Season 8 of cult hit Doctor Who , Marion Cotillard's powerful Two Days , One Night, critically-acclaimed Pariah , the first season of Girl Meets World , film festival favorite White God and the final season of drama Revenge .

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  7. What's new on Netflix for AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly

    LeVar Burton is working to bring Reading Rainbow back , but in the meantime, fans of the show will be able to revisit the original when its first volume hits Netflix in August. Along with Reading Rainbow, Girl Meets World 's first season, The Hurt Locker , and Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - among others - are all hitting the streaming service come August.

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  8. Reading Rainbow knows happy endingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | CNET News.com

    From CNET Magazine: Actor and entrepreneur LeVar Burton, host of the beloved "Reading Rainbow" TV show-turned-iPad app, is putting interactive books and video field trips on more devices than ever -- thanks to readers like you. It's quite a story.

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  9. Angry Man Complains About NBC's Gay Logo Change, Doesn't Realize Nothing ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    ... he feels is an integrity-ruining act. I wonder what else he's angry with. He's probably really pissed at Reading Rainbow for not just the colorful logo but the name as well. How dare Levar Burton get involved with such a program? I bet all they read ...

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  10. Reading Rainbow: If You Give a Mouse a CookieRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    ... it's time to say goodbye. In 2014 LeVar Burton ran a Kickstarter campaign to help reboot Reading Rainbow, which aired its last first-run episode in 2006. The show has lived on in reruns and to say it has affected many kids would be understating ...

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  11. TechnologyStar Trek Actor: Israel a 'Beautiful Part of the World'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... 1983 until 2009, Burton was host and producer of the beloved Peabody Award-winning PBS children's series "Reading Rainbow". He recently reimagined the iconic series through his company RRKidz. In 2014 Burton was at the helm of a record-shattering ...

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  12. LeVar Burton to be honored June 6 for his 26 years (!) with 'Reading Rainbow'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high . . . is the opening to the theme song for the iconic series Reading Rainbow . And now more reading and more rainbows are on hand since PBS Distribution has released four episodes from the series on the ...

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  13. Reading Rainbow Soars Online as SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | KCEN

    Last summer, Reading Rainbow, the beloved TV series-now-app, shocked the financial community when it raised over 6.4 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in just 35 days. It shattered previous Kickstarter records when over 105,000 people contributed to the campaign.

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  14. Reading Rainbow soars online as SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | USA Today

    Last summer, Reading Rainbow, the beloved TV series-now-app, shocked the financial community when it raised over 6.4 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in just 35 days. It shattered previous Reading Rainbow soars online as Skybrary Last summer, Reading Rainbow, the beloved TV series-now-app, shocked the financial community when it raised over 6.4 million in a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in just 35 days.

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  15. Chuck MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... Child's latest cooking creation? How many of us either learned about reading by watching LeVar Burton's "Reading Rainbow," or who enjoyed watching "Reading Rainbow" with our children? Oh look at this - a rarity on public broadcasting, a domestic ...

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  16. LeVar Burton tells UMass Lowell Class of 2015: 'Be bold, fearless'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV series and films. But it is as the host and executive producer of "Reading Rainbow," the third longest-running children's series on PBS, that he has perhaps had the most impact. The series, which earned more ...

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  17. WNED's Reading Rainbow resurrected through online SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    TV's long-running Reading Rainbow children's program went off the air in 2009, but a new online service will see the brand live on through a whole new medium. May 13 marked the launch of Skybrary by Reading Rainbow, an online library with more than 500 books and 150 "video field trips" narrated by actor LeVar Burton .

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  18. Skybrary by Reading Rainbow Available on the WebRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Black Enterprise

    Reading Rainbow, the well-loved children's brand, has launched a Web-based library of children's books and story-driven educational video field trips for youngsters age 2-9. Built on the foundation of the industry-leading educational app that was launched in 2012 and the Peabody Award-winning television series, Skybrary was funded by a record-breaking 2014 Kickstarter campaign.

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  19. Reading Rainbow's New Website Launched TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    To not fall flat on your face, make sure all your ducks are in a row before you hit that launch button. The beloved TV show Reading Rainbow , which debuted in June of 1983, lasted 26 seasons and inspired a generation of kids to find pleasure and excitement in reading.

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  20. Reading Rainbow launches digital library platform SkybraryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    The long-running beloved children's TV show "Reading Rainbow" that made books come alive for millions of children has rolled out a new web-based platform, Skybrary, featuring an extensive online library. The launch of the website-based subscription service comes after a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign last year that raised more than $6.4 million from roughly 105,000 backers during 35 days.

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