Reading Rainbow Could Return, Host Hints on Twitter

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By Jason Boog Comment

burton23.pngPBS’ beloved television show Reading Rainbow could return, according to the former host of the program.

Actor LeVar Burton has 1.6 million Twitter followers, and treated them all to some news over the weekend. Here’s the tweet: “You heard it here first… Reading Rainbow 2.0 is in th works! Stay tuned for more info. But, you don’t have to…”

Reading Rainbow ran from 1983 until 2006, introducing children to a new book each episode. Burton has continued to interact with his fans on Twitter, and this is not the first rumored return of the show. In 2009 the former host left this tweet: “Want y’all to know that I’m seriously moving forward with an idea for a new version of a Reading Rainbow like show. Webisodes for adults.”