Need To Know: Seth MacFarlane Brings The ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter To New Heights

He helped make it rain. A lot.

With additional reporting by Janelle Myers

Seth MacFarlane, You Surprise Me
Thanks to “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane the “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter reached beyond its $5 million goal: $6,408,916 to be exact. Five days before the end of the Kickstarter, MacFarlane vowed to match every donation up to $1 million to help surpass $5 million and bring “Reading Rainbow” to over 7,500 classrooms. Bravo to him and the rest of the 105,857 backers, and congrats to Levar Burton!

Awesome Ariana Grande News
In case you missed “Total Ariana Live” Wednesday night, Ariana Grande debuted her latest single “Break Free” and announced that she will perform that song at the VMAs.

Will Lily Allen Twerk?
Miley Cyrus’ Bangerz Tour just got hotter, because Lily Allen will join the “Wrecking Ball” singer for seven tour dates starting on August 1. Sheezus is super excited and couldn’t keep her emojis to herself.

Guess Who Was At Dave Coulier’s Wedding
Dave Coulier (a.k.a. Uncle Joey) got married in Montana on Wednesday, and there was no mountain high enough to keep most of his former “Full House” co-stars from attending. Bob Saget, John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure (DJ) and Andrea Barber (Kimmy Gibbler) were all there to watch Coulier wed his longtime girlfriend Melissa Bring. Unfortunately, Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen missed it.

Must See Video Of The Day
What happens when you put internet phenomenon, screaming goats, with the epic theme of ‘Jurassic Park’ together? You get the hysterical Jurassic Goat, which I’m sure is just what John Williams intended when he penned his score.

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