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  1. YouTube releases a new video app just for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... and the Mother Goose Club , the press release said. National Geographic Kids will also produce episodes of "Reading Rainbow" and the Thomas the Tank Engine series for YouTube Kids. The app will feature a bright design with large icons to help ...

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  2. YouTube releases a new video app just for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Deseret News

    ... and the Mother Goose Club , the press release said. National Geographic Kids will also produce episodes of "Reading Rainbow" and the Thomas the Tank Engine series for YouTube Kids. The app will feature a bright design with large icons to help ...

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  3. YouTube Releases Kids AppRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Fox News

    ... tutorials and science demonstrations. Content from DreamWorks ( DWA ), Jim Hensen, National Geographic and Reading Rainbow will all be featured. "At a time when a child's access to media can be overwhelming and filled with empty calories, I'm ...

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  4. YouTube app for kids now availableRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | RedOrbit

    ... to USA Today . Forbes added that the app will also be receiving an exclusive, new original series from Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton. That series, uTech , will focus on next generation technology. Other content providers for the app include ...

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  5. YouTube launches a kid-friendly appRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Content for the app will come from the likes of DreamWorks, Jim Henson TV, National Geographic Kids and Reading Rainbow . Google partnered with child-advocacy groups and other organizations to test the app before its release. "At a time when a ...

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | KXVO

    has joined leading children's media company RRKIDZ, home of Reading Rainbow , as President of Global Strategy and Business Affairs, it was announced by company co-founders . Benjamin, most recently Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs ...

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  7. UFTA honored hosting guests from Paradise Coast TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Examiner.com

    The former host and executive producer launched a Kickstarter campaign Wednesday to raise $1 million for a free web version of "Reading Rainbow." On Feb. 9, 2015, the United Film & Television Artists, Inc. held their monthly meeting.

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  8. UFTA honored to host guests from Paradise Coast TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Examiner.com

    The former host and executive producer launched a Kickstarter campaign Wednesday to raise $1 million for a free web version of "Reading Rainbow." On Feb. 9, 2015, the United Film & Television Artists, Inc. held their monthly meeting.

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  9. Michelle Knight, LeVar Burton and more slated for author series at Cleveland Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Cleveland.com

    ... Justice Trailblazer Award. She speaks at the library at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. LeVar Burton, host of "Reading Rainbow" and author of "Aftermath," will speak at the Cleveland Public Library on Thursday, July 30. LeVar Burton is an author, a ...

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  10. LeVar Burton DelightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | American Library Association

    LeVar Burton may be known for many things-playing Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Kunta Kinte on the Roots miniseries, and longtime host of the children's show Reading Rainbow- but on February 1 at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting in Chicago, Burton played a librarian by beginning his talk with storytime. "Let me tell you story," he began, reading from his new children's book, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm .

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  11. Executive Perspectives Launches Today on C-Suite TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Market Wire

    ... in ROOTS and Star Trek: The Next Generation , and as the host for 26 years of the award-winning PBS series Reading Rainbow . Producer Mark Wolfe, Burton's business partner in RRKidz, is also featured in the episode. The partners founded RRKidz to ...

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  12. Reading Rainbow's Levar Burton Melts Hearts With MLK StorytimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Switched

    Everyone's favorite childhood program, Reading Rainbow, has released a Martin Luther King video just in time for the civil rights legend's birthday. The story time features Reading Rainbow's heart and soul, Levar Burton, reading David A. Adler's picture book "Martin Luther King, Jr." illustrated by Robert Casilla.

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  13. 3 Ways Brands Are Marketing Nostalgia in the Age of Throwback ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... Burton raised $1 million on Kickstarter in a matter of hours last May to bring back the kids' television, Reading Rainbow. Ultimately, a huge chunk of recent nostalgia-bait in advertising attempts to capitalize on customers' nostalgia for the '90s, ...

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  14. 'Reading Rainbow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Back Stage

    ... more information on roles, see the "Seeking Talent" section on this page. Casting a Story Time segment for "Reading Rainbow." Producer states: "'Reading Rainbow' has a long legacy of getting kids to love reading. Every month we produce a Story Time ...

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  15. RootsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2015 | Right on the Left Coast

    ... Roots comes from a time when movies and TV specials had an "all star cast". LeVar Burton, of Star Trek and Reading Rainbow fame, is the star--in his first acting role. One would expect Cicely Tyson in such a show from that time, but did anyone back ...

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  16. T-Shirts & Apparel : Don't Take My Word for It Ladies' Raglan TeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | ThinkGeek

    We're so happy that the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter was such a smashing success. Children's literacy is a cause close to our hearts, and giving kids access to books and to technology that encourages them to read will change lives.

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  17. Never Alone review: The Reading Rainbow of video gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | PC World

    I'm a writer. Before I was a writer, I was a reader. And before I was a reader, I was a kid who sat down to watch a show called Reading Rainbow on a grainy old CRT television.

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  18. LeVar Burton, Cornel West to Speak at the A.L.A. Midwinter Meeting in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and now co-stars in T.N.T.'s , Burton is best known as the host of P.B.S.'s Reading Rainbow . Burton is prodigious television director. He directed two episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, ten episodes of ...

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  19. Hundreds of C-Suite Executives Gathered in Los Angeles to Listen,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Market Wire

    ... Michael Williams, CMO of Grand Prix of America, Formula 1; actor LeVar Burton and Mark Wolfe from RRKidz (Reading Rainbow); Elisa Camahort Page, Lisa Stone and Jory Des Jardins or BlogHer; Jeff Lowe, VP Marketing of SMART Technologies; Michael ...

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  20. In which I agree again with the Illinois Policy InstituteRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... families can invest in the growth and success of their community. The Kickstarter campaign for the beloved "Reading Rainbow" children's T.V. show illustrates how this would work. In just eleven hours, small donors raised $1 million to get the ...

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