Saturday Jul 19
LeVar Burton Recalls Reading Rainbow's $5.4 Million Raise in Emotional Video
It was barely 6 a.m. in California when LeVar Burton clicked "submit" on the Kickstarter campaign that, in just over a month, would go on to become the fifth-most successful in the crowdfunding site's history.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Recess: Check Out The First Look At Don Cheadle As Miles Davis
Here's the first look at Don Cheadle as Miles Davis in the upcoming Miles Ahead courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.
NewsOne Minute: 83-Year-Old Woman Stops Thief With Stick and Boiling Water
The 83-year-old Houston native had just stepped out of the shower and put some clothes in the laundry when she noticed an open window and that her house seemed a bit out of place.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Reading Rainbow Finds Pot of Gold
The widespread appeal of the Reading Rainbow project had much to do with its success, given the huge number of people who participated at the $5 contribution level, noted Nikki Braziel, cofounder of Octa.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
"Reading Rainbow" Kickstarter Campaign Attracted 105K Backers
It looks like reading really is fundamental and more popular than ever. LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign to reboot the popular PBS series Reading Rainbow ended this week and raised more than five times the original goal.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Reading Rainbow and Boardwalk Empire: A Look at the Week's Top 5 Viral TV Clips
In the third installment of our weekly partnership with 5by , the video discovery platform that curates the web's best viral videos, we take a look at the top five videos of the week from the platform's TV category.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
'Reading Rainbow' brings in $5M, eclipses Kickstarter record for most backers
Actor LeVar Burton's campaign -- which attracted more than 105,000 backers -- will bring a Web-based version of the children's show to 7,500 schools.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Nevada Business Journal
Reading Rainbow' Not Just About Books: One-Time Children's Show Teaches About Free Markets
Ask people in today's workforce about " Reading Rainbow " and they're likely to have either been viewers themselves or raised children who reaped its educative benefits.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Special Edition Ouya Added To Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Rewards
The revival of Reading Rainbow is now one of the top 5 Kickstarter campaigns ever, and to celebrate the other four with that distinction are partnering with RR for special things.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Myrtle Beach Online
Seth MacFarlane gives big boost to LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'
LeVar Burton's efforts to resurrect "Reading Rainbow" got a big boost this week when "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane pledged to donate up to $1 million to match any money raised in the campaign's final few days.
Need To Know: Daft Punk Documentary Is In The Works
Helmet-clad French electronic band Daft Punk are coming to the small screen with a one-hour documentary made by BBC Worldwide Production France .
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Reading Rainbow gets a hand from Seth MacFarlane
LeVar Burton says his "Reading Rainbow" fundraising effort is getting a generous boost from Seth MacFarlane.