LeVar Burton

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  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director
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LeVar Burton Will Co-Executive-Produce the Roots Reboot

Roots is getting back to its, uh, roots, by naming original cast member LeVar Burton as a co-executive producer for the new televised miniseries, according to TVLine. The new version of Roots will take more material from Alex Haley's 1976 novel Roots… Read more

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The New Adventures of Captain Planet Season 1
When Captain Pollution comes back to life after a toxic waste spill, the Planeteers must combine their powers of Earth, Fire, Water, Wind and Heart to (more…)
The New Adventures of Captain Planet Season 2
Lead by the guidance of Gaia, the Planeteers are on a mission to save the world from greed, toxic waste, pollution and natural disaster. Skumm, Dr. Bl (more…)
Week 7: Cowboys at Eagles Game Highlights 2013
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LeVar Burton: The Most Inappropriate Children’s Books
01:06 — LeVar Burton and “Reading Rainbow” have broken crowdfunding efforts, and we ask the reading expert what books you DON’T want your kids to read.

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Fri Apr 28 6:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationSarek(Season 3, Episode 23) BBC

Sarek, the Vulcan ambassador, is uncharacteristically moody when aboard the Enterprise for a mission to establish ties with the Legaran. Perrin: Joanna Miles. Sakkath: Rocco Sisto. Crusher: Gates McFadden. Troi: Marina Sirtis.

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Fri Apr 28 7:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationMenage à Troi(Season 3, Episode 24) BBC

The Ferengi abduct Counselor Troi (Marina Sirtis) and her mother Lwaxana (Majel Barrett) to study Lwaxana's telepathic powers. Tog: Frank Corsentino. Dr. Farek: Ethan Phillips. Homn: Carel Struycken. Riker: Jonathan Frakes.

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Fri Apr 28 8:00am
Star Trek: The Next GenerationTransfigurations(Season 3, Episode 25) BBC

The Enterprise rescues a humanoid amnesiac (Mark La Mura), who exhibits remarkable healing powers. Sunad: Charles Dennis. Christy: Julie Warner. O'Brien: Colm Meaney. Geordi: LeVar Burton. Picard: Patrick Stewart.

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Top Videos: The Best of Robin Williams’ Standup

This week, the world mourned the loss of comedic genius Robin Williams, who committed suicide on Mon…

Seth McFarlane
Seth MacFarlane Promises to Match Reading Rainbow Donations

The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter just got a little bit brighter, thanks to Seth MacFarlane.

Levar Burton
LeVar Burton Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Revive Reading Rainbow

LeVar Burton has launched a Kickstarter campaign to make Reading Rainbow a web series. "Ever since R…

Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion to Guest-Star on Community

Pop-POP! Nathan Fillion will guest-star on Community's upcoming fifth season, Deadlinereports.

Giancarlo Esposito
Community Recap: Giancarlo Esposito Makes Pierce Likeable

Nothing says Halloween more than Valentine's Day and daddy issues, right? Well, maybe not, but Commu…

LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton Bringing Back Reading Rainbow — With an App

LeVar Burton is resurrecting Reading Rainbow for yet another generation — by releasing an app. Burto…

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  • Birth Name: Levardis Robert Martyn Burton Jr.
  • Birth Place: Landstuhl, West Germany
  • Profession: Actor, TV host, Producer, Director

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