‘Reading Rainbow’ will come to Android after closing Kickstarter at over $5.4 million

LeVar Burton’s Kickstarter campaign to bring Reading Rainbow to more platforms and to thousands of classrooms for free closed today with funding of over $ 5.4 million — not including the additional $ 1 million that Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane plans to donate. Having hit its ambitious $ 5 million stretch goal, Burton’s company will now be bringing Reading Rainbow to Android as well as the Xbox, PlayStation, Apple TV, and Roku. Originally, Burton had only announced plans to bring Reading Rainbow to the web. Reading Rainbow‘s campaign estimates that the web portion should be ready by next May.

Some of the additional funding is also going toward giving schools free access to Reading Rainbow‘s website and apps. Burton plans to provide…

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