LeVar Burton Debuts New ‘Reading Rainbow’ iPad App!

STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Even though it ended its run on TV in 2009, Reading Rainbow is still available, only now on your iPad!

Reading Rainbow host Levar Burton stopped by the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about the new App available on the iPad which was released on June 19.

It offers  “a trusted library of books customized to your child’s interests, plus exciting video field trips to meet fascinating people and places,” according to Apple.

Funding for the popular children’s show was cut in 2009. Reading Rainbow was the third longest-running children’s program in PBS history.The program also won 24 Emmys during its run.

The Reading Rainbow App is free and available here.


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