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  1. LeVar Burton Recalls Reading Rainbow's $5.4 Million Raise in Emotional VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Mashable

    ... in the crowdfunding site's history. More than 105,000 backers pledged a total of $5,408,815 to bring Reading Rainbow , Burton's educational TV classic which ran from 1983 to 2006, back to life - this time, in a web version. The campaign broke the ...

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  2. Re: NewsOne Minute: 83-Year-Old Woman Stops Thief With Stick and Boiling WaterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | NewsOne

    ... When LeVar Burton announced he'd be launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring his beloved children's series "Reading Rainbow" to the web, no one thought it would get this much attention - let alone reach its $1 million goal. Well, the joke's on us. ...

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  3. These Mobile Apps Are Great Bookends to Summer Reading AssignmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Sys-Con Media

    ... can jumpstart summer reading and book analysis. Forbes reports that the Kickstarter campaign to bring back Reading Rainbow raked in over $5.4 million. While many of us grew up with Reading Rainbow on PBS, listening to LeVar Burton reading magical ...

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  4. Re: NewsOne Minute: 83-Year-Old Woman Stops Thief With Stick and Boiling WaterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | NewsOne

    ... When LeVar Burton announced he'd be launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring his beloved children's series "Reading Rainbow" to the web, no one thought it would get this much attention - let alone reach its $1 million goal. Well, the joke's on us. ...

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  5. Sorry, Taylor Swift, THIS Is The Real Future Of The Music IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Switched

    ... tea, a random guy was able to raise $60,000 for a single potato salad , and LeVar Burton's revamping of "Reading Rainbow" pulled in $5.4 million across 100,000 backers . These are absurd and nostalgic projects, respectively, but there are plenty of ...

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  6. LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow' KickStarter Campaign Breaks RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    A few weeks ago, we shared the story of LeVar Burton's crowd-funding efforts on KickStarter to resurrect the beloved public access show Reading Rainbow .

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  7. Recess: Check Out The First Look At Don Cheadle As Miles DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | AskMen

    ... been following LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign to bring back the popular '80s/'90s children's TV show Reading Rainbow , then you already know the much-loved television host surpassed everyone's expectations and then some. Here are some final ...

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  8. Minute: 83-Year-Old Woman Stops Thief With Stick and Boiling WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | NewsOne

    ... When LeVar Burton announced he'd be launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring his beloved children's series "Reading Rainbow" to the web, no one thought it would get this much attention - let alone reach its $1 million goal. Well, the joke's on us. ...

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  9. Top 5 Highest Banking Crowdfunding CampaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Black Enterprise

    Actor LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign to bring the nostalgic children's learning show "Reading Rainbow" to more platforms and to thousands of classrooms for free closed last week, surpassing its goal of $5 million with total funding of over $5.4 million from more than 100,000 backers.

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  10. $6 million to 'Reading Rainbow' via KickstarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    For more than 30 years, "Reading Rainbow" has taught children in America to love books.

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  11. 'Reading Rainbow' reboot coming to Android, Apple TV, XboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Macworld UK

    A relaunched version of "Reading Rainbow," the popular educational TV show that first aired in the 1980s, is on its way to a number of modern platforms including Android, Apple TV and Xbox.

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  12. 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter Campaign Just Broke a Huge RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | Weekend

    When LeVar Burton announced he'd be launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring his beloved children's series "Reading Rainbow" to the web, no one thought it would get this much attention - let alone reach its $1 million goal.

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  13. 'Reading Rainbow' earns over $5 million in Kickstarter donationsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | The WSU Signpost

    The popular 1990s children's show "Reading Rainbow" is making a comeback into classrooms and homes through the support of the general public by donations through a kickstarter .

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  14. Reading Rainbow Finds Pot of GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | TechNewsWorld

    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.

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  15. The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... was also known to generations of young readers and their parents as the host of acclaimed PBS series Reading Rainbow . In the 26 years it was on the air, the show found its way into living rooms and classrooms, won a Peabody Award and more than 20 ...

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  16. "Reading Rainbow" Kickstarter Campaign Attracted 105K BackersRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | [H]ard OCP

    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.

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  17. Reading Rainbow and Boardwalk Empire: A Look at the Week's Top 5 Viral TV ClipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Lost Remote

    ... at the top five videos of the week from the platform's TV category. Trending this week is the return of 'Reading Rainbow,' a 'Boardwalk Empire' teaser, and the news that Walter White may return via 'Better Call Saul.' For more on the videos selected ...

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  18. Reading Rainbow broke Kickstarter record, will come to Apple TV, Android, Xbox, and moreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    Within hours of successfully ending its Kickstarter campaign, the team behind the Reading Rainbow revival has announced you can expect the show to launch for additional platforms beyond the web.

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  19. 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter flies 5.4 times as highRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Business Journal

    LeVar Burton 's Kickstarter to bring "Reading Rainbow" into the 21st century closed yesterday with $5.4 million.

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  20. Reading Rainbow campaign breaks Kickstarter backer recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Digital Trends

    The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign started out with the modest fundraising goal of $1 million, but it swiftly raced past that milestone in one day .

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