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

    Monday Jun 29 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Reading RainbowA Fulfills Kickstarter Promise With Launch Of Online Service: SKYBRARYARead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Freshnews

    Beloved children's brand Reading Rainbow today launches SKYBRARY , the all-new web-based digital library of hand-curated children's books and story-driven educational video field trips, created for kids ages 2-9. Designed to entice and excite children's natural sense of curiosity about their world, SKYBRARY delivers an adventure-based unlimited book reading and video field trip experience.

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  14. A First Look At The All-New Reading Rainbow Site, Launching TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Fast Company

    Reading Rainbow , the much-loved, long-running children's show that relaunched as an app in 2012 and set a Kickstarter record last year for its subscription website, is launching a new web platform today. The new site, called Skybrary by Reading Rainbow , will feature at launch more than 500 interactive books and 150 video "field trips," as well as access to vintage Reading Rainbow content--with new books and field trips added each week.

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  15. 'Roots' remake on the way with LeVar Burton executive producingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Mashable

    ... the newcomer who went on to star in Star Trek: The Next Generation and host the popular children's program Reading Rainbow . Aside from Burton, big name stars like Cicely Tyson, Maya Angelou and O.J. Simpson starred in the original miniseries. A ...

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  16. Celebrating the 35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Library Journal

    ... in advance gave the prize ceremony extra reach. Actor LeVar Burton received the Innovator's Award for Reading Rainbow, which he hosted on television, then turned into an app and is producing as a tool to help at-risk kids. T.C. Boyle was given the ...

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  17. Festival of Books: Short stories differ from novels, but how exactly?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  18. Festival of Books: Why Claudia Rankine's book on racism has no endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the Innovator's Prize in 2015 for his work with Reading Rainbow, the television show-turned-app-turned-website. Actor LeVar Burton, reading at the children's stage in 2012, will receive the ...

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  19. TV star LeVar Burton encourages adults to help spark children's imaginations with booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Greeley Tribune

    The first efforts of TV star LeVar Burton's attempt to re-envision "Reading Rainbow" for the digital age go live at the end of this month. Decades ago, technologies that today feel second-nature were nothing but nebulous concepts in the imaginations of science fiction authors and screenplay writers.

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  20. The winners of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... announced awards were also presented at the ceremony. Actor LeVar Burton received the Innovator's Award for Reading Rainbow, which he hosted on television, turned into an app and is producing as a tool for at-risk kids. Author T.C. Boyle was awarded ...

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