TV Series | TV-Y | | Family
Levar Burton introduces young viewers to illustrated readings of children's literature and explores their related subjects.
The series came to an end with the passing of the No Child Left Behind Act. According to LeVar Burton, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting wanted to focus funding on programming that taught reading rather than encouraged reading.
Of course, you don't have to take *my* word for it.
Recent airings (2000) have re-edited older episodes to include new footage of Levar Burton running around with kids to a new Reading Rainbow theme song at the beginning and end.
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