LeVar Burton To Receive Inaugural Insight Award From Library Of American Broadcasting Foundation

The Insight Award recognizes an individual or organization for an outstanding artistic or journalistic work or body of work that enhances the public’s understanding of the role, operation, history or impact of media in society.

LeVar Burton Joins Scripps National Spelling Bee As Host

LeVar Burton has been hired as host of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, giving the competition a celebrity headliner who’s also a longtime literacy advocate as Scripps takes over production of the bee telecast. Burton, who played Geordi La Forge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and was the longtime host of the children’s educational […]

LeVar Burton To Host Trivial Pursuit Game Show

LeVar Burton Says He’s Looking For ‘The Right Game Show’ To Host

LeVar Burton Starts Stint As ‘Jeopardy’ Guest Host Today

LeVar Burton: ‘Jeopardy’ Host Gig Began ‘Scary,’ Ended Fun

When the day came to tape the first of LeVar Burton’s week’s share of episodes as one of a succession of guest hosts, the show’s pace and the challenge of following in Alex Trebek’s much-admired footsteps threw Burton off stride. It made for a rough start to the five back-to-back tapings that begin airing Monday, said the veteran actor known for Roots, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Reading Rainbow. He turned for advice to wife Stephanie Cozart Burton, who as his makeup artist was on hand to play coach during a production break.


LeVar Burton’s Quest To Succeed Alex Trebek

Jeopardy is a cultural touchstone, and for a Black man to occupy that podium is significant.”

‘Jeopardy’ Reveals Final Guest Hosts For Season 37

Jeopardy today announced the final guest hosts for Season 37: George Stephanopoulos, Robin Roberts, LeVar Burton and David Faber. As previously announced, Joe Buck is also part of this final batch.

LeVar Burton’s Fans Want Him To Host ‘Jeopardy’ And He’s There For It


WNED, LeVar Burton Settle ‘Rainbow’ Dispute

WNED, LeVar Burton Trade ‘Reading Rainbow’ Lawsuits

LeVar Burton Makes A ‘Reading Rainbow’ Plea

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeVar Burton’s fundraising effort to bring “Reading Rainbow” to the online masses is a by-the-book success. The goal of raising $1 million by July 2 was reached within hours of the campaign’s launch Wednesday on Kickstarter, according to the website. More than 23,000 donors had pledged $1.1 million and counting. Burton […]