Levar Burton

Levar Burton has said he has no interest in hosting Jeopardy!. After that messy host selection process messy who could blame him. But for some reason, Los Angeles Times reporter Stephen Battaglio took it upon himself to enter the conversation and insert his misguided belief that Burton would jump at the chance if offered the primary spot.

While most fans balked at the choice the show's producers made to hire someone that they had to ultimately fire over his behavior, Burton says he's moving on and has his eyes on other plans.

One of the most memorable educational programs in history is about to get honored. A documentary is being developed based on LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow. As spotted on The Grio the popular series from the 1980’s is about to be given a Hollywood treatment. According to the story Butterfly in the Sky will chronologize the show’s magical history […]

After a long search, ‘Jeopardy!’ has finally found someone to fill the role of host after the passing of Alex Trebek last year. The iconic game show has actually named two successors to the late Trebek on Aug. 11: Mike Richards and Mayim Bialik. https://twitter.com/Jeopardy/status/1425540248696619009 Richards will serve as host of the syndicated editions and […]

LeVar Burton's debut episode as a guest host of Jeopardy! on Monday superseded expectations. His highly-anticipated shot as host of the show broke an unexpected record. 

A petition circulated online to have the popular 'Reading Rainbow' host guest as a host of the popular quiz show, reaching nearly 250,000 signatures.

During the morning hours on Twitter, Burton's name is trending as fans wonder aloud why the long-running game show Jeopardy! hasn't given the hosting gig to the actor.

It’s the 20th anniversary in the Read Across America campaign and Levar Burton talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the importance of the program and his favorite books to read. “It’s such an important thing to do. As adults, when we take the time to read to our kids…it sends such an important […]

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

Reading is what, kids? Right! It’s fundamental, which is why Netflix is bringing back LeVar Burton and the hit PBS show, Reading Rainbow. In addition to…

More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment News LeVar Burton could be profiling his own poignant new children’s book, which teaches kids how to be brave,…

If you’ve been wondering what Levar Burton is up to, he’ll be hitting your TV screens again on the third season of the TNT drama…