Netflix to Feature the Original Reading Rainbow Series

By Maryann Yin 

readingrainbowlogo3“Butterfly in the sky!” Beginning on August 1, the original Reading Rainbow series will be made available on Netflix.

Entertainment Weekly reports that the internet streaming service will feature one volume’s worth of episodes. This TV show, hosted by LeVar Burton, debuted in 1983 and ran until 2006 for a total of 21 seasons.

Click here to sing along with the show’s iconic theme song. Last year, Burton and his team raised more than $5.4 million on Kickstarter for a Reading Rainbow digital library. (via