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LeVar Burton Just Restored Our Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

The show that taught us all how to read just made history. When LeVar Burton announced he'd be launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring his belov...

LeVar Burton Just Made Our 'Star Trek' Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

Beaming all Trekkies: We have some exciting news for you! LeVar Burton can do no wrong when it comes to the Internet, and the latest "Reading Rain...

LeVar Burton: 'Reading Rainbow' Was The 'Best Gig I've Ever Had'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment

LeVar Burton, the man who's been blowing up the Internet lately with his wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to bring back "Reading Rainbow" sat do...

LeVar Burton Calls 'Bullshit' On 'Reading Rainbow' Critics

Posted 06.12.2014 | Black Voices

In recent weeks many Americans were transported back to their childhood, with the announcement of PBS’ Emmy Award-winning children’s program “Re...

'Reading Rainbow' Just Got Weird

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 06.04.2014 | Entertainment

Bringing "Reading Rainbow" back might not be a good thing after all. LeVar Burton's Kickstarter campaign to revive his beloved children's show has...

This Kids Show Is Coming Back To Life

The Huffington post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.30.2014 | TV

You're about to come down with a severe case of childhood nostalgia. UPDATE: The Kickstarter campaign reached and then exceeded its goal in half a...

LeVar Burton Talks 'Star Trek,' Google Glass, and His Reading Rainbow App at CES 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology
Shira Lazar

LeVar Burton drops by the Samsung Smart Lounge to tell us about his Reading Rainbow app and how it's changed childrens' lives over the past 18 month...

A Television Classic Meets the Digital Age

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 02.13.2013 | Books
Earl Martin Phalen

Although the show went off the air in 2009, Reading Rainbow lives on -- in digital form. In June, Burton launched the Reading Rainbow app through Apple. The interactive app brings high-quality books, videos, and animation to children in a format that mimics the classic television show.

LeVar Burton Appifies Reading Rainbow for the Next Generation (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Since the '80s, Burton has been bringing the joy of reading to young kids through engaging television programs, and now he's making the move to mobile devices.

Remember This TV Show? Reading Rainbow Comes To The iPad

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.22.2012 | Technology

Beloved kids' TV series "Reading Rainbow" is back -- but this time it's on a tablet, not a television set. The popular children's show has "reimagi...