LeVar Burton is trying to resurrect Reading Rainbow with a Kickstarter campaign

May 28, 2014 7:52 PM

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Actor LeVar Burton is just the latest star to turn to Kickstarter to fund a project, only this time, the idea is already familiar to millions.

Reading Rainbow, the popular kids’ television show that encouraged reading for fun, was pulled off the air in 2009 — but Burton, who hosted the series, wants to bring it back, and he’s taken to the crowdfunding site in the hope of making his dream a reality.

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