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  1. Levar Burton recalls tv roles while touting power of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Times-Tribune

    Actor and author LeVar Burton reads to children at South Scranton II Head Start before speaking at the Scranton Cultural Center in celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Scranton Lackawanna Human Development Agency. The literacy advocate and television host of "Reading Rainbow" read his book, "The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm."


  2. Kevin Smith to be Honored at 3rd Annual Geekie AwardsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 25 |

    ... The Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award), and LeVar Burton, who received 'Geek of the Year' in 2014 for his Reading Rainbow campaign success. With two years of success under their belt, Team Geekie has been preparing for the best show yet. Kevin ...


  3. Kevin Smith Will Be Honored With 'Geek Pioneer' Award on The 3rd...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | PRWeb

    ... The Stan Lee Lifetime Achievement Award), and LeVar Burton, who received 'Geek of the Year' in 2014 for his Reading Rainbow campaign success. With two years of success under their belt, Team Geekie has been preparing for the best show yet. Kevin ...


  4. 'Fresh Off the Boat' premiere recap: 'Family Business Trip'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Entertainment Weekly

    ... uncool player, sabotaging his back-to-school fashion. (Jessica doesn't help by grabbing a LeVar Burton/ Reading Rainbow shirt when Eddie says he likes rappers. Her reply? "They were the gangsters of the sales bin.") Off screen, though, real-life ...


  5. 'Fresh Off the Boat' Season 2 Premiere Review: Still a Unique CharmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 22 | Collider

    ... 2 premiere, Jessica tells Eddie she bought him "the " But instead of hip-hop icons it's LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow . Similarly, while Fresh Off the Boat may not be as hip as the real Eddie Huang may have hoped for, but it's still pretty darn ...


  6. Featured on Friday: Your Weekend #MustReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 18 | Sports of Yore

    ... "these are articles you don't want to miss", but in the words of LeVar Burton, host of the classic TV show, Reading Rainbow , "you don't have to take my word for it!" Looking for a way to boost your leadership performance? Start by reading Turn This ...


  7. What makes a Kickstarter success story?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    Entrepreneurs have been raising money using the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for years, but what separates a million dollar idea like 'The World's Best Travel Jacket' from a failed campaign? This June 19, 2012 file photo shows LeVar Burton introducing the all new Reading Rainbow adventure app to the media, publishers and parents at the "Reading Rainbow Relaunch" event in New York. Burton's campaign to bring "Reading Rainbow" to the online masses is off to an impressive start.


  8. Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton headlines library conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    LeVar Burton of Reading Rainbow will be the keynote speaker during the Arkansas Library Annual Association Conference on Oct. 5 at the State Convention in Little Rock. The Arkansas Library Association was organized Jan. 26, 1911, at the Little Rock Public Library, in cooperation with the Fort Smith Public Library with the specific purpose to promote library service and the profession of librarianship in the State of Arkansas.


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

    Aug 14, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Aug 13, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 29, 2015 |

    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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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, ...


  14. 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 .


  15. 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.


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

    Jul 22, 2015 | CNET

    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.


  17. 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 ...


  18. 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 ...


  19. 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 ...


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

    May 30, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...