Seth MacFarlane gives big boost to LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'

June 27, 2014 6:43 PM

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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.

With a week to go in Burton's Kickstarter campaign, "Reading Rainbow" had raised $4 million of its hoped-for $5-million haul. If pledges reach the full $5 million, MacFarlane's contribution will push "Reading Rainbow" to $6 million.

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