Anthony Bourdain Remembered at Final ‘Parts Unknown’ Screening

The last voiceover Anthony Bourdain did for “Parts Unknown” was a fitting one. As a packed, emotional house discovered at the Tribeca screening of the show’s upcoming Kenya episode — the twelfth and final season premiere featuring &#8…

The last voiceover Anthony Bourdain did for “Parts Unknown” was a fitting one. As a packed, emotional house discovered at the Tribeca screening of the show’s upcoming Kenya episode — the twelfth and final season premiere featuring “United Shades of America” host W. Kamau Bell — Bourdain wanted to emphasize a point that has sometimes […]

‘Parts Unknown’ Trailer: Anthony Bourdain’s Swan Song Takes Him and W. Kamau Bell to Kenya — Watch

The show’s final season premieres more than three months after Bourdain’s suicide.

CNN has released the trailer for the final season of “Parts Unknown,” which will mark viewers’ goodbye to beloved host Anthony Bourdain following his suicide earlier this year. Six episodes comprise this last go-round, but only one will feature Bourdain’s narration; in it, W. Kamau Bell accompanies him on a trip to Kenya. Watch below.

“He wasn’t making TV for TV’s sake, he wasn’t job doing a job, this was his life’s work,” says Bell, who hosts CNN’s “United Shades of America,” in the trailer. “That he brings my name into that, I feel a tremendous responsibility to learn the lesson that I learned when I was with him, to deepen the work that I’m doing, and to prove him right to want me to be on an episode of ‘Parts Unknown.’” Prior to this show, Bourdain was best known for the similar “No Reservations.”

“Parts Unknown” has aired 96 episodes across its first 11 seasons since premiering in 2013, winning five Emmys and a Peabody Award along the way; it’s up for four more Emmys at tomorrow’s ceremony, with Bourdain having already won a posthumous prize in the Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program category. The 12th and final season premieres next Sunday, September 23.

CNN Pulls ‘Parts Unknown’ Episodes Featuring Asia Argento

CNN has pulled episodes of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” that feature Asia Argento in wake of sexual harassment allegations against the actress. Argento, who was dating the show’s host Anthony Bourdain at the time of his death, ap…

CNN has pulled episodes of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” that feature Asia Argento in wake of sexual harassment allegations against the actress. Argento, who was dating the show’s host Anthony Bourdain at the time of his death, appeared in two episodes of the series and directed a third. A CNN spokesperson confirmed to BuzzFeed News […]

CNN Pulls Asia Argento’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episodes From Streaming Service

In the wake of sexual assault accusations against Asia Argento, CNN has pulled three episodes of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” from their streaming service featuring the actress and boyfriend of the late celebrity chef.

In a statement to BuzzFeed News, CNN said they were pulling the episodes after actor Jimmy Bennett accused Argento of sexually assaulting him when he was 17 years old in 2013. CNN also pulled an episode in which Bourdain discussed his battle with depression during a visit to Buenos Aires, but did not provide an explanation.

CNN did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for further comment.

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Argento had previously been a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement after coming forward last year with her own sexual assault accusations against Harvey Weinstein during the 1997 Cannes Film Festival. Argento denied Bennett’s accusations, but told The Guardian that she, Bennett and Bourdain mutually agreed to handle the matter privately, with Bourdain paying Bennett $380,000 for his silence.

“Bennett knew my boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain, was a man of great perceived wealth, and had his own reputation as a beloved public figure to protect,” Argento said.

“Anthony insisted the matter be handled privately and this was also what Bennett wanted. Anthony was afraid of the possible negative publicity that such a person, whom he considered dangerous, could have brought upon us.”

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Argento first met Bourdain during an appearance on “Parts Unknown” in 2016, when he traveled to Rome for an episode of his show’s eighth season. She appeared again two seasons later after the two started dating on an episode traveling through Southern Italy, and later directed an episode centered around Hong Kong.

“To fall in love with Asia is one thing. To fall in love in Asia is another. Both have happened to me,” Bourdain said in the Hong Kong episode, which aired one month prior to him taking his own life in June.

CNN will air the final five episodes of “Parts Unknown” starting later this month.

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In the wake of sexual assault accusations against Asia Argento, CNN has pulled three episodes of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” from their streaming service featuring the actress and boyfriend of the late celebrity chef.

In a statement to BuzzFeed News, CNN said they were pulling the episodes after actor Jimmy Bennett accused Argento of sexually assaulting him when he was 17 years old in 2013. CNN also pulled an episode in which Bourdain discussed his battle with depression during a visit to Buenos Aires, but did not provide an explanation.

CNN did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for further comment.

Argento had previously been a prominent figure in the #MeToo movement after coming forward last year with her own sexual assault accusations against Harvey Weinstein during the 1997 Cannes Film Festival. Argento denied Bennett’s accusations, but told The Guardian that she, Bennett and Bourdain mutually agreed to handle the matter privately, with Bourdain paying Bennett $380,000 for his silence.

“Bennett knew my boyfriend, Anthony Bourdain, was a man of great perceived wealth, and had his own reputation as a beloved public figure to protect,” Argento said.

“Anthony insisted the matter be handled privately and this was also what Bennett wanted. Anthony was afraid of the possible negative publicity that such a person, whom he considered dangerous, could have brought upon us.”

Argento first met Bourdain during an appearance on “Parts Unknown” in 2016, when he traveled to Rome for an episode of his show’s eighth season. She appeared again two seasons later after the two started dating on an episode traveling through Southern Italy, and later directed an episode centered around Hong Kong.

“To fall in love with Asia is one thing. To fall in love in Asia is another. Both have happened to me,” Bourdain said in the Hong Kong episode, which aired one month prior to him taking his own life in June.

CNN will air the final five episodes of “Parts Unknown” starting later this month.

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Gordan Ramsay Says His New Show Is Not a Ripoff of ‘Great Mate’ Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is gearing up to go into uncharted territory with his upcoming Nat Geo travel series — or parts that are unknown, as some critics have been quick to point out.

Ramsay’s new show, “Uncharted” — which was announced earlier this month — sounds strikingly similar to the late Anthony Bourdain’s CNN docuseries “Parts Unknown.” And Ramsay has felt the swift backlash from fans who cried “too soon!” at what they believe to be a ripoff of Bourdain’s — who died in June — Emmy-nominated program.

But that doesn’t mean he agrees with it or thinks “Uncharted” is a copycat production of his “great mate”s program.

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“God, the feeble warriors that sit in their dungeons and spout negativity without understanding what we’re doing,” Ramsay told Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Friday. “I’ve been doing assertive, combustial shows since 2006 since I started ‘The F Word’ — whether it’s diving for giant crab or hanging off a 500-meter cliff chasing puffins. So I’ve been on that level of exploration and understand those cultures. I’m a chef that needs to get motivated by understanding different cultures. I helicoptered into Nagaland 50 kilometers from the Burmese border in Northern India and cooked at a wedding. And in order to get accepted into the wedding, I had to buy a f—ing buffalo. That was 12 years ago.”

“Tony Bourdain was a great mate of mine,” Ramsay continued. “We were on the red carpet together last year at the Emmys. I think he’d be happy and impressed at [‘Uncharted’s] level of jeopardy and jumping into these [places] — Brazil, Peru, Alaska — and sourcing incredible ingredients and then highlighting some of the best [culinary] talent that hasn’t been noticed yet. It’s a dream come true. Judge [‘Uncharted’] when you see it. The research going into [the show] is extraordinary. We’re [airing in] half a billion homes, 177 countries, in 43 different languages. And I can’t wait to make all those bitter, twisted, little, boring truckers who aren’t busy enough in their lives eat their words.”

Here is the official description for the series, per Nat Geo: Each episode will include exploration and adventure with local food heroes; tracking down traditions, pastimes and customs that are specific to certain regions; and lighthearted competition testing Ramsay against the locals, pitting his own interpretations of regional dishes against the tried-and-true classics. Production is set to being in the fall, with a 2019 premiere date scheduled for the series.

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Nat Geo gave this statement, obtained by TheWrap, to the initial backlash in July: “We are disappointed that the announcement of our upcoming series with Gordon Ramsay was taken out of context. With National Geographic’s storied history of exploration, our plan with this series is to celebrate and learn about local cultures around the world. In partnering with Ramsay — a well-known adventure enthusiast — we are going to fully immerse viewers and give them a glimpse into surprising and unexpected cultures and local flavors. We have not gone into production on the series yet, so this perspective is premature. We’re looking forward to working with Ramsay, who’s been making food and travel documentaries for well over a decade, to share the series when it premieres sometime next year.”

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Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is gearing up to go into uncharted territory with his upcoming Nat Geo travel series — or parts that are unknown, as some critics have been quick to point out.

Ramsay’s new show, “Uncharted” — which was announced earlier this month — sounds strikingly similar to the late Anthony Bourdain’s CNN docuseries “Parts Unknown.” And Ramsay has felt the swift backlash from fans who cried “too soon!” at what they believe to be a ripoff of Bourdain’s — who died in June — Emmy-nominated program.

But that doesn’t mean he agrees with it or thinks “Uncharted” is a copycat production of his “great mate”s program.

“God, the feeble warriors that sit in their dungeons and spout negativity without understanding what we’re doing,” Ramsay told Entertainment Weekly in an interview published Friday. “I’ve been doing assertive, combustial shows since 2006 since I started ‘The F Word’ — whether it’s diving for giant crab or hanging off a 500-meter cliff chasing puffins. So I’ve been on that level of exploration and understand those cultures. I’m a chef that needs to get motivated by understanding different cultures. I helicoptered into Nagaland 50 kilometers from the Burmese border in Northern India and cooked at a wedding. And in order to get accepted into the wedding, I had to buy a f—ing buffalo. That was 12 years ago.”

“Tony Bourdain was a great mate of mine,” Ramsay continued. “We were on the red carpet together last year at the Emmys. I think he’d be happy and impressed at [‘Uncharted’s] level of jeopardy and jumping into these [places] — Brazil, Peru, Alaska — and sourcing incredible ingredients and then highlighting some of the best [culinary] talent that hasn’t been noticed yet. It’s a dream come true. Judge [‘Uncharted’] when you see it. The research going into [the show] is extraordinary. We’re [airing in] half a billion homes, 177 countries, in 43 different languages. And I can’t wait to make all those bitter, twisted, little, boring truckers who aren’t busy enough in their lives eat their words.”

Here is the official description for the series, per Nat Geo: Each episode will include exploration and adventure with local food heroes; tracking down traditions, pastimes and customs that are specific to certain regions; and lighthearted competition testing Ramsay against the locals, pitting his own interpretations of regional dishes against the tried-and-true classics. Production is set to being in the fall, with a 2019 premiere date scheduled for the series.

Nat Geo gave this statement, obtained by TheWrap, to the initial backlash in July: “We are disappointed that the announcement of our upcoming series with Gordon Ramsay was taken out of context. With National Geographic’s storied history of exploration, our plan with this series is to celebrate and learn about local cultures around the world. In partnering with Ramsay — a well-known adventure enthusiast — we are going to fully immerse viewers and give them a glimpse into surprising and unexpected cultures and local flavors. We have not gone into production on the series yet, so this perspective is premature. We’re looking forward to working with Ramsay, who’s been making food and travel documentaries for well over a decade, to share the series when it premieres sometime next year.”

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CNN to Air Final Season of Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ This Fall

Almost eight weeks after saying goodbye to Anthony Bourdain, CNN is getting ready to say goodbye to his series “Parts Unknown,” too.

In an interview with the the Los Angeles Times published Wednesday, Amy Entelis — the executive vice president of talent and content at CNN who oversees the network’s original series and films — revealed that Bourdain’s program would air its final season this fall, consisting of five episodes, only one of which was completed before Bourdain’s death by suicide in June.

“Each one will feel slightly different depending on what’s gathered in the field,” Entelis told the Times. “They will have the full presence of Tony because you’ll see him, you’ll hear him, you’ll watch him. That layer of his narration will be missing, but it will be replaced by other voices of people who are in the episodes.”

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Bourdain’s written narration will accompany the installment featuring a trip to Kenya with W. Kamau Bell, the host of CNN’s “United Shades of America.”

Entelis told the Times four other episodes set in Manhattan’s Lower East Side — in addition to the Big Bend area of Texas along the border of Mexico, the Asturias region of Spain and Indonesia — will be completed by the directors who filmed them for Bourdain’s Zero Point Zero production company.

The network plans to use audio Bourdain gathered while shooting on location and include follow-up interviews to bring the programs together.

CNN did not immediately respond to TheWrap‘s request for comment about the final season of “Parts Unknown.”

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The penultimate episode will include cast and crew commentary on the making of the series and behind-the-scenes footage. The finale will be dedicated to “how Tony affected the world,” Entelis said, and will include reactions from Bourdain’s friends and fans.

“We don’t want to start putting things together that weren’t meant to be,” Entelis said, noting that there are no plans to pull from the show’s archives beyond those final two episodes.

In June, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of the current eleventh season of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

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The network’s long-term plans for the show were not immediately clear after Bourdain’s death. And though an insider previously told TheWrap CNN was considering looking for a new host, Entelis told the Times they ultimately did not want to continue “Parts Unknown” without Bourdain.

“What Tony did was inimitable,” Entelis said. “What we want to do is find a show that captures what Tony is all about. It might be a very different show and look nothing like ‘Parts Unknown.’”

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Almost eight weeks after saying goodbye to Anthony Bourdain, CNN is getting ready to say goodbye to his series “Parts Unknown,” too.

In an interview with the the Los Angeles Times published Wednesday, Amy Entelis — the executive vice president of talent and content at CNN who oversees the network’s original series and films — revealed that Bourdain’s program would air its final season this fall, consisting of five episodes, only one of which was completed before Bourdain’s death by suicide in June.

“Each one will feel slightly different depending on what’s gathered in the field,” Entelis told the Times. “They will have the full presence of Tony because you’ll see him, you’ll hear him, you’ll watch him. That layer of his narration will be missing, but it will be replaced by other voices of people who are in the episodes.”

Bourdain’s written narration will accompany the installment featuring a trip to Kenya with W. Kamau Bell, the host of CNN’s “United Shades of America.”

Entelis told the Times four other episodes set in Manhattan’s Lower East Side — in addition to the Big Bend area of Texas along the border of Mexico, the Asturias region of Spain and Indonesia — will be completed by the directors who filmed them for Bourdain’s Zero Point Zero production company.

The network plans to use audio Bourdain gathered while shooting on location and include follow-up interviews to bring the programs together.

CNN did not immediately respond to TheWrap‘s request for comment about the final season of “Parts Unknown.”

The penultimate episode will include cast and crew commentary on the making of the series and behind-the-scenes footage. The finale will be dedicated to “how Tony affected the world,” Entelis said, and will include reactions from Bourdain’s friends and fans.

“We don’t want to start putting things together that weren’t meant to be,” Entelis said, noting that there are no plans to pull from the show’s archives beyond those final two episodes.

In June, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of the current eleventh season of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

The network’s long-term plans for the show were not immediately clear after Bourdain’s death. And though an insider previously told TheWrap CNN was considering looking for a new host, Entelis told the Times they ultimately did not want to continue “Parts Unknown” without Bourdain.

“What Tony did was inimitable,” Entelis said. “What we want to do is find a show that captures what Tony is all about. It might be a very different show and look nothing like ‘Parts Unknown.'”

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Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Final Season: Fall Premiere, Episode Locations, and More Details Revealed

“Each one will feel slightly different depending on what’s gathered in the field,” CNN’s Amy Entelis says of the show’s final run of episodes.

Anthony Bourdain’s award-winning CNN series “Parts Unknown” is set to return for a final season on the network this fall, the Los Angeles Times reports. CNN and Bourdain were in production on the show’s 12th season in France when the host took his own life in June. Only one episode of the final season was finished with Bourdain’s complete involvement. The episode, which will be the last to feature Bourdain’s narration, is set in Kenya and guest stars “United Shades of America” host W. Kamau Bell.

The final season of “Parts Unknown” will reportedly run seven episodes. The uncompleted six episodes will be finished by the directors who filmed them and Bourdain’s production company, Zero Point Zero. The episodes are expected to feature audio of Bourdain that was gathered during on-location shoots. Locations for the final episodes include Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the U.S.-Mexico border, the Big Ben area of Texas, and the Asturias region of Spain and Indonesia.

The Los Angeles Times reports the show’s penultimate episode will feature “Parts Unknown” cast and crew discussing the making of the series and behind-the-scenes outtakes and footage. The “Parts Unknown” series finale is being designed as a tribute to Bourdain’s impact on the world and will include reflections from fans, friends, and people who appeared on the series during its run.

“Each one will feel slightly different depending on what’s gathered in the field,” Amy Entelis, the executive vice president of talent and content at CNN, said about the final season. “They will have the full presence of Tony because you’ll see him, you’ll hear him, you’ll watch him. That layer of his narration will be missing, but it will be replaced by other voices of people who are in the episodes.”

“Parts Unknown” premiered April 14, 2013 on CNN. The series has won five Emmy Awards and the 2013 Peabody Award.

CNN Readies Final Season of Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ (Report)

Anthony Bourdain’s tragic death left CNN without one of its most recognizable personalities, but the cable-news outlet intends to maintain the culinary explorer’s presence at the network a little longer. CNN will air a final season of Bourdain’s popula…

Anthony Bourdain’s tragic death left CNN without one of its most recognizable personalities, but the cable-news outlet intends to maintain the culinary explorer’s presence at the network a little longer. CNN will air a final season of Bourdain’s popular “Parts Unknown”  this fall, according to a report in The Los Angeles Times. CNN has one […]

Jenna Jameson Floats Anthony Bourdain Death Theory: ‘Cross the Clintons… Get Suicided’

Former porn star Jenna Jameson took to Twitter on Monday, following the posthumous publication of an interview with “Parts Unknown” host Anthony Bourdain in which Bourdain sharply criticized the Clintons. In her tweet, Jameson suggested that Bourdain’s criticism might have led to him being “suicided.”

“Cross the Clintons… get suicided,” Jameson wrote, along with a link to a story about the interview.

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In an interview conducted three months before Bourdain’s death but published by Popula on Sunday, Bourdain criticized Bill and Hillary Clinton for how they handled the accusations of sexual harassment that rocked the former president during his time in office.

In the interview, Bourdain — whose girlfriend, actress Asia Argento, is among the numerous women who’ve accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct — called the former president “a piece of s–. Entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting, and the way that he — and she — destroyed these women and the way that everyone went along, and, and are blind to this! Screamingly apparent hypocrisy and venality.”

Bourdain also criticized the Clintons for their response last year to the sexual harassment accusations levied against Harvey Weinstein, their friend and political donor.

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“People were really hoping she’d come out with a… I don’t know. Let’s just say with something different. I immediately tweeted my disappointment, very much shaped by what I saw around me. And I will tell you, that was really f–ing frightening, the reaction to that. You know, I voted for her,” Bourdain said.

Bourdain was found dead in June of an apparent — but apparently not apparent enough for Jameson –suicide at age 61.

According to the BBC, his body was found in a hotel room in a Strasbourg, France, where he was shooting an episode for CNN’s “Parts Unknown.”

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN said in a statement. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”

Cross the Clintons… get suicided. https://t.co/eZiZwVppGk

– Jenna Jameson (@jennajameson) July 17, 2018

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“Cross the Clintons… get suicided,” Jameson wrote, along with a link to a story about the interview.

In an interview conducted three months before Bourdain’s death but published by Popula on Sunday, Bourdain criticized Bill and Hillary Clinton for how they handled the accusations of sexual harassment that rocked the former president during his time in office.

In the interview, Bourdain — whose girlfriend, actress Asia Argento, is among the numerous women who’ve accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct — called the former president “a piece of s–. Entitled, rapey, gropey, grabby, disgusting, and the way that he — and she — destroyed these women and the way that everyone went along, and, and are blind to this! Screamingly apparent hypocrisy and venality.”

Bourdain also criticized the Clintons for their response last year to the sexual harassment accusations levied against Harvey Weinstein, their friend and political donor.

“People were really hoping she’d come out with a… I don’t know. Let’s just say with something different. I immediately tweeted my disappointment, very much shaped by what I saw around me. And I will tell you, that was really f–ing frightening, the reaction to that. You know, I voted for her,” Bourdain said.

Bourdain was found dead in June of an apparent — but apparently not apparent enough for Jameson –suicide at age 61.

According to the BBC, his body was found in a hotel room in a Strasbourg, France, where he was shooting an episode for CNN’s “Parts Unknown.”

“It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” CNN said in a statement. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”

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Anthony Bourdain, ‘Parts Unknown’ Earn 7 Emmy Nominations

Gone, but not forgotten. On Thursday, the late Anthony Bourdain received the final Emmy nominations of his career with seven posthumous nods for his CNN series, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” including a nomination for 2018’s Outstanding Informational Series Or Special.

The other nods “Parts Unknown” received from the Television Academy were nominations for Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program.

The show’s web series, “CNN, Roads & Kingdoms,” also grabbed an Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction Or Reality Series nod, bringing Bourdain’s potential 2018 Primetime Emmy statuette number up to seven.

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Last month, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of the current eleventh season of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

CNN’s long-term plans for the show still remain unclear, though a channel insider said they expected the network to keep “Parts Unknown” going with a new host.

“They need to helm it with somebody else,” they told TheWrap. “There’s a lot of opportunity there not to give up on that mission of bringing American audiences people and food and customs with which they’re not familiar with and that mission is important. People need this show.”

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Gone, but not forgotten. On Thursday, the late Anthony Bourdain received the final Emmy nominations of his career with seven posthumous nods for his CNN series, “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” including a nomination for 2018’s Outstanding Informational Series Or Special.

The other nods “Parts Unknown” received from the Television Academy were nominations for Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program.

The show’s web series, “CNN, Roads & Kingdoms,” also grabbed an Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction Or Reality Series nod, bringing Bourdain’s potential 2018 Primetime Emmy statuette number up to seven.

Last month, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of the current eleventh season of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

CNN’s long-term plans for the show still remain unclear, though a channel insider said they expected the network to keep “Parts Unknown” going with a new host.

“They need to helm it with somebody else,” they told TheWrap. “There’s a lot of opportunity there not to give up on that mission of bringing American audiences people and food and customs with which they’re not familiar with and that mission is important. People need this show.”

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Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Receives Emmy Nominations After Host’s Death

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” has received six 2018 Emmy nominations, the Television Academy announced Thursday morning. The nomination comes soon after Bourdain died on June 8. Bourdain hosted and executive produced the show, which sco…

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” has received six 2018 Emmy nominations, the Television Academy announced Thursday morning. The nomination comes soon after Bourdain died on June 8. Bourdain hosted and executive produced the show, which scored a nomination for information series or special. The Television Academy announced the show has also been nominated in five additional […]

Anthony Bourdain’s Season-Finale Episode of ‘Parts Unknown’ is Heartbreaking

Bourdain travels to Bhutan with Darren Aronofsky and gets deep in the first episode to air after his tragic suicide.

Even if it wasn’t airing two weeks after Anthony Bourdain’s suicide, the season finale of CNN’s “Parts Unknown” would contain a whiff of sadness. While it remains unclear how the network will proceed with the footage shot for Season 12, the Bhutan-set finale of Season 11 feels like a farewell — wistful, sensitive, and rich with existential yearning, it encapsulates Bourdain’s underlying ethos while burrowing into a sense of isolation from the rest of the world.

Bourdain excelled at finding wonderful travel partners who shared his romantic passions — “Hong Kong,” the episode that aired just before his death, found him arm-in-arm with manic cinematographer Christopher Doyle — and “Bhutan” is no exception. Bourdain travels to the mountains of Himalayas with Darren Aronofsky, a close pal and an environmentalism hip to the Buddhist mentality that surrounds them. As a vegetarian, he’s also one of the few picky eaters to crop up on Bourdain’s journey, though the pair find plenty of cuisine to celebrate together while musing on big ideas — the decline of rural life in the 21st century, the fate of the natural world, empathy for other species. As usual, the food is just an excuse to go deep.

Set to gentle acoustic rhythms and a constant montage of village lives, the episode flows with a meditative quality on par with its setting, while positioning these two white guys as the ultimate contrast to a culture defined by tranquility. Sipping the traditional Bhutanese welcome drink ara, Bourdain and Aronofsky sit with environmentalist Benji Dormi as they discuss the contrast between their cultures’ relationships to happiness. Bhutanese government operates under a philosophical principle known as Gross National Happiness, and Dormi tries to compare it to the “pursuit of happiness” in the American constitution. Bourdain lets loose with a naughty grin. “We don’t actually believe that,” he says, as Aronofsky chuckles. It’s a definitive moment for the television host, whose acerbic personality was always a fascinating blend of cynicism and the sincere desire to find a better path forward.

But yes, there are also delicious shots of food: From the jarring spiciness of dumplings in a ramshackle village to the peculiar joys of yak cheese, Bourdain and Aronofsky find themselves exploring a welcome contrast to Western cooking while talking through their different ways of seeing the world. No matter what’s on the table, the focus always reverts back to other topics. Early on, Aronofsky asks Bourdain (who was never keen on the idea of vegetarianism) if he believes animals suffer. “Pain is pain,” Bourdain answers. “If you don’t respond to that, there’s something seriously wrong with you.” That line takes on devastating connotations in the wake of Bourdain’s ultimate fate, but also proves his capacity to consider views that challenge his own.

Unlike some of the more raucous “Parts Unknown” episodes, beyond a thrilling landing at the nation’s narrow airport, “Bhutan” retains a soothing, introspective quality quite unlike much of Bourdain’s work. At the same time, it’s not devoid of his usual caustic insights and sensibilities. He talks about the “unjustifiably horrid” reaction to Aronofsky’s “mother!”, which Bourdain considers a masterpiece and calls “an angry and thinly veiled warning that we are destroying our planet.” Together, they wander through an outdoor market where they come across a range of wooden penises, forcing them to acknowledge the country’s century-spanning phallic obsession. It’s a welcome bit of levity, watching the men pick out their favorite painted organs, and recognizing that on some level no poker face could hide the potty humor confronting them.

“Parts Unknown”

The episode maintains a tight grasp of its modulating tone. At one point, the pair get drunk, and almost lose their grasp on reality. They’re on the dark side of the mountain where no buildings are built, and on the other side lies nothing but trees, dirt, and rocks. Glancing out the window of a car and gazing into profound darkness, they contemplate the void beyond their reach. It’s eerie and magical. A puff of a cloud drifts through the air as Bourdain reflects on Buddhist conceits in a voiceover that begs for a biographical reading: “It is considered therapeutic,” he says, “to think about death a few times a day.”

Yet for all that happened next, “Bhutan” leaves you with the strange and altogether wondrous perception that Bourdain wanted this finale to soothe his grieving viewers, by encouraging them to move on. In the final moments, as a solemn Bhutanese rap song plays on the soundtrack, Aronofsky and Bourdain sit by a small stream next to a stack of small golden trinkets. Bourdain turns one over in his hands. “You’re supposed to put them somewhere where they’ll last a while, and make a prayer,” Aronofsky says. They do, but the episode ends without providing the specifics. In this masterstroke of a climax, “Parts Unknown” leaves us wondering if it’s even within our right to know.

“Bhutan,” the Season 11 finale of “Parts Unknown,” airs on CNN on Sunday at 9 p.m.

Anthony Bourdain’s Last Completed ‘Parts Unknown’ Episodes to Air This Month, CNN Says

CNN will air all of its remaining episodes of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” and complete the show’s eleventh season. The fate of the completed segments was thrown into question last week following the death of the show’s star.

The news was first reported by CNN in the newsletter of the network’s media reporter Brian Stelter.

“CNN is airing the eleventh season of Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown,’” wrote Stelter late Wednesday evening. “A CNN spokeswoman says the final two episodes of the season will also air as scheduled, this Sunday and next Sunday at 9 p.m. ET. The ‘Remembering Anthony Bourdain’ tribute will re-air this Sunday at 8.”

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A spokesperson for the network did not immediately respond to request for confirmation from TheWrap. The network went ahead with its regularly scheduled edition of “Parts Unknown” two days after Bourdain’s death, which included a special introduction by network anchor Anderson Cooper. That came in addition to days of tributes and commemorations.

Last week, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

CNN’s longterm plans for the show still remain unclear, though a channel insider said they expected the network to keep “Parts Unknown” going with a new host.

“They need to helm it with somebody else,” they told TheWrap. “There’s a lot of opportunity there not to give up on that mission of bringing American audiences people and food and customs with which they’re not familiar with and that mission is important. People need this show.”

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What’s the Future of CNN’s ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ After His Death?

CNN will air all of its remaining episodes of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” and complete the show’s eleventh season. The fate of the completed segments was thrown into question last week following the death of the show’s star.

The news was first reported by CNN in the newsletter of the network’s media reporter Brian Stelter.

“CNN is airing the eleventh season of Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown,'” wrote Stelter late Wednesday evening. “A CNN spokeswoman says the final two episodes of the season will also air as scheduled, this Sunday and next Sunday at 9 p.m. ET. The ‘Remembering Anthony Bourdain’ tribute will re-air this Sunday at 8.”

A spokesperson for the network did not immediately respond to request for confirmation from TheWrap. The network went ahead with its regularly scheduled edition of “Parts Unknown” two days after Bourdain’s death, which included a special introduction by network anchor Anderson Cooper. That came in addition to days of tributes and commemorations.

Last week, the 61-year-old chef was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on site filming another episode of “Parts Unknown.” In his years hosting the program for CNN, Bourdain had become one of the more beloved figures on the channel, even among frequent critics of the network. He was also a New York Times best-selling author.

CNN’s longterm plans for the show still remain unclear, though a channel insider said they expected the network to keep “Parts Unknown” going with a new host.

“They need to helm it with somebody else,” they told TheWrap. “There’s a lot of opportunity there not to give up on that mission of bringing American audiences people and food and customs with which they’re not familiar with and that mission is important. People need this show.”

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Chef Eric Ripert After Finding Anthony Bourdain’s Body: ‘I Pray He Is at Peace’

It was one of Anthony Bourdain’s closest friends who found him unresponsive in his hotel room on Friday morning.

Éric Ripert, a famed chef in his own right whose flagship New York restaurant Le Bernardin holds three Michelin stas, honored Bourdain after his death by suicide at the age of 61.

“Anthony was my best friend,” tweeted Ripert on Friday, adding, “An exceptional human being, so inspiring & generous. One of the great storytellers who connected w so many. I pray he is at peace from the bottom of my heart. My love & prayers are also w his family, friends and loved ones.”

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Anthony was my best friend. An exceptional human being, so inspiring & generous. One of the great storytellers who connected w so many. I pray he is at peace from the bottom of my heart. My love & prayers are also w his family, friends and loved ones. pic.twitter.com/LbIeZK14ia

— Eric Ripert (@ericripert) June 8, 2018

Ripert would appear from time to time on Bourdain’s CNN travel series “Parts Unknown,” in one episode sampling an array of fine cheeses in Marseilles, France, with Bourdain before jetting off to the countryside for a picnic, complete with delicious French wine.

The French chef also appeared multiple times on the late author and foodie’s “No Reservations” show.

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CNN, which confirmed Bourdain’s death, is now faced with the difficult decision of what to do with his hit show “Parts Unknown.” The channel announced Friday that a series of tributes is set to run all weekend in honor of the late star and shared that the next episode of “Parts Unknown” would air on schedule Sunday with a special introduction from Anderson Cooper.

Bourdain was on assignment for “Parts Unknown” when he was found dead in his hotel room in Paris.

“His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller,” the network said in a statement. “His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.”

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Bourdain is survived by his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane. He was dating Italian actress Asia Argento, who shared her grief in a statement on Friday. “He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated,” said the actress.

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It was one of Anthony Bourdain’s closest friends who found him unresponsive in his hotel room on Friday morning.

Éric Ripert, a famed chef in his own right whose flagship New York restaurant Le Bernardin holds three Michelin stas, honored Bourdain after his death by suicide at the age of 61.

“Anthony was my best friend,” tweeted Ripert on Friday, adding, “An exceptional human being, so inspiring & generous. One of the great storytellers who connected w so many. I pray he is at peace from the bottom of my heart. My love & prayers are also w his family, friends and loved ones.”

Ripert would appear from time to time on Bourdain’s CNN travel series “Parts Unknown,” in one episode sampling an array of fine cheeses in Marseilles, France, with Bourdain before jetting off to the countryside for a picnic, complete with delicious French wine.

The French chef also appeared multiple times on the late author and foodie’s “No Reservations” show.

CNN, which confirmed Bourdain’s death, is now faced with the difficult decision of what to do with his hit show “Parts Unknown.” The channel announced Friday that a series of tributes is set to run all weekend in honor of the late star and shared that the next episode of “Parts Unknown” would air on schedule Sunday with a special introduction from Anderson Cooper.

Bourdain was on assignment for “Parts Unknown” when he was found dead in his hotel room in Paris.

“His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller,” the network said in a statement. “His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much.”

Bourdain is survived by his 11-year-old daughter, Ariane. He was dating Italian actress Asia Argento, who shared her grief in a statement on Friday. “He was my love, my rock, my protector. I am beyond devastated,” said the actress.

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What’s the Future of CNN’s ‘Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown’ After His Death?

As CNN continues to mourn the loss of Anthony Bourdain, network executives are now faced with the difficult decision of what to do with his hit show “Parts Unknown.”
On Friday, the channel announced a series of tributes set to run all weeke…

As CNN continues to mourn the loss of Anthony Bourdain, network executives are now faced with the difficult decision of what to do with his hit show “Parts Unknown.”

On Friday, the channel announced a series of tributes set to run all weekend in honor of Bourdain and revealed that the next episode of “Parts Unknown” would air on schedule Sunday with a special introduction from Anderson Cooper.

Beyond that, however, remains a mystery. The show typically has between eight and 10 episodes per season, according to IMDB. Sunday’s program focusing on Berlin will be only the sixth episode of Season 11.

A rep for the network did not respond to request for comment from TheWrap about what might be in store, but one channel insider suggested the network would eventually find a replacement (they have already been fielding many eager inquiries).

“They need to helm it with somebody else,” the insider told TheWrap. “There’s a lot of opportunity there not to give up on that mission of bringing American audiences people and food and customs with which they’re not familiar with and that mission is important. People need this show.”

On Friday, Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in Paris while on assignment for the show. The cause of death for the 61-year-old chef appears to have been suicide, CNN confirmed in a statement Friday.

“His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique storyteller. His talents never ceased to amaze us and we will miss him very much,” the network said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with his daughter and family at this incredibly difficult time.”

In addition to his work for CNN, Bourdain was also a successful author with multiple New York Times bestseller books to his name including “Kitchen Confidential” and “Medium Raw.”

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Renown travel writer, television host, and chef Anthony Bourdain has died. Outside of traveling around the world for his CNN show “Parts Unknown,” Bourdain was a prolific writer who frequently imparted his wisdom gathered from thousands of …

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Anthony Bourdain’s Best TV Moments, From a Meal With Obama to a Trip to Waffle House (Videos)

Anthony Bourdain was a man of the world. He traveled to the furthest corners of the globe, sought out the best food you’ll ever eat and made his journeys a teachable moment for culture and worldly values. So whether he was in Vietnam with Preside…

Anthony Bourdain was a man of the world. He traveled to the furthest corners of the globe, sought out the best food you’ll ever eat and made his journeys a teachable moment for culture and worldly values. So whether he was in Vietnam with President Obama or at a Waffle House in the South, he tapped into what made a region tick and crafted a lifestyle that countless hipsters, celebrity chefs and aspiring foodies wanted to emulate. Here are some of Bourdain’s best TV moments that defined Bourdain’s love affair with food.

Obama in Vietnam

“Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer.” Bourdain famously tweeted this line along with a photo of himself and President Obama hunching over a small table in Vietnam as he demonstrated the best way to slurp noodles. It’s an incredible sight to see both Obama and Bourdain so at home with their worldly curiosity and feels like an image of Americans at their best.

The Best Sushi in the World

You may know it from the documentary “Jiro Dreams Of Sushi,” but Bourdain got to the best sushi in the world first. In this clip he makes a great case for what it is to be a master of something and the importance of respecting someone else’s values by eating something the way it was served. That means no soy sauce and no wasabi, just total faith that what you’re about to eat will already taste like perfection.

Healthy Eating with Iggy Pop

Bourdain was known as a “rock star” chef for how he approached life with reckless abandon. So it makes sense that he’d be close with a bona fide rock star in Iggy Pop. While he had a lot of great musical moments lunching with musicians such as Serj Tankian in Armenia or The Black Keys in Kansas City, his finest moment came in Miami, where he sat down for a hilariously healthy and refined meal with one of punk’s legends. “What does it say about us that we’re now sitting in a healthy restaurant, I just came from the gym, and we’re sitting in Florida?”

Scrambled Eggs

Bourdain’s brash personality shines through in this brief clip in which he shows a little disdain at being so well known for making a relatively simple dish like scrambled eggs. But they might be the best scrambled eggs you’ll make, and it’s a must try. “Isn’t it nice to do something vaguely normal like cooking for yourself,” he says in the video. “I feel like a human being again.”

The Saddest Meal Bourdain Ever Ate

Part of Bourdain’s charm was that he was unapologetic about things he didn’t like and had a way with words to embody his disgust. In this amusing clip of him talking with Conan O’Brien, he recalls a depressing meal he had at an airport Johnny Rocket’s that he called temporarily “soul-destroying.” “We all sort of stood there silently for a second, kind of sharing this moment of perfect misery. None of us were where we wanted to be.”

First Time at Waffle House

One of Bourdain’s more amusing discoveries in plain sight was him finally venturing to a Waffle House, this one in Charleston. The way he describes Waffle House as an inclusive, welcoming place with a warming, inviting yellow glow feels like a beautiful, microcosm of America.

Iran Was Not What He Expected

“Neither East nor West but always somewhere in the middle,” Bourdain says in this 2014 episode of “Parts Unknown” where he found some unexpected bonds with an Iranian family, sitting down to a glorious Persian, home cooked meal. He went in fully knowing that American audiences might react negatively to it and hoped to break down barriers.

What’s your favorite Anthony Bourdain moment?

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Obama Shares Photo With Anthony Bourdain From ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode: ‘This is How I’ll Remember Tony’

Former President Barack Obama shared a photo of him dining with Anthony Bourdain at a Vietnamese restaurant in Hanoi, following the celebrity chef and CNN host’s suicide Friday morning.

“‘Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer.’ This is how I’ll remember Tony. He taught us about food — but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown. We’ll miss him,” Obama tweeted.

“Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer.” This is how I’ll remember Tony. He taught us about food — but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown. We’ll miss him. pic.twitter.com/orEXIaEMZM

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 8, 2018

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The picture was from the Season 8 premiere of Bourdain’s CNN show, “Parts Unknown,” in September 2016.

In the episode, Bourdain traveled to the Vietnamese capital and the former president joined him at a neighborhood restaurant to drink beers and “learn the art of the noodle slurp.” Obama was in Hanoi to lift a decades-old arms embargo on the country.

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Watch a video from the episode above.

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Former President Barack Obama shared a photo of him dining with Anthony Bourdain at a Vietnamese restaurant in Hanoi, following the celebrity chef and CNN host’s suicide Friday morning.

“‘Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer.’ This is how I’ll remember Tony. He taught us about food — but more importantly, about its ability to bring us together. To make us a little less afraid of the unknown. We’ll miss him,” Obama tweeted.

The picture was from the Season 8 premiere of Bourdain’s CNN show, “Parts Unknown,” in September 2016.

In the episode, Bourdain traveled to the Vietnamese capital and the former president joined him at a neighborhood restaurant to drink beers and “learn the art of the noodle slurp.” Obama was in Hanoi to lift a decades-old arms embargo on the country.

Bourdain’s death at age 61 has prompted an outpouring of remembrances from across the culinary and entertainment world, with numerous friends, fans and admirers hitting Twitter.

Watch a video from the episode above.

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‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Creator Dedicates ‘Somebody Feed Phil’ to Anthony Bourdain

The tragic news of celebrity chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain’s suicide started a ripple effect Friday, prompting friends, fans and colleagues to acknowledge how they would remember and honor him. One such mourner was “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator, Phil Rosenthal, who announced during a screening at the Austin ATX Television Festival he would be dedicating his Netflix food/travel series “Somebody Feed Phil” to Bourdain.

“I’m exactly like Anthony Bourdain if he was afraid of everything,” Rosenthal said, while promoting the show’s upcoming second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “And so my show, of course, is a take on his type of show. Just to say that means that he invented an entire genre, so I want to dedicate not just this episode to him but my entire series.”

“Life is about travel, the beauty in life, the love we find, the joy we have, the laughs we have together, so that’s what I’m dedicating the rest of my life to,” he added.

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Bourdain died Friday at age 61 as a result of suicide, CNN reported. According to the BBC, his body was found in a hotel room in a Strasbourg, France, where he was shooting an episode for CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” now in its 11th season.

Rosenthal said before screening a new episode of “Somebody Feed Phil” that he was “shocked and saddened this morning” by the news of Bourdain’s suicide.

“I still am very sad, but I want you to know what an inspiration he was to me and probably all of you — anyone who travels, anyone who eats,” Rosenthal added. “He evolved from a chef and a food traveler to a world-class journalist.”

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The tragic news of celebrity chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain’s suicide started a ripple effect Friday, prompting friends, fans and colleagues to acknowledge how they would remember and honor him. One such mourner was “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator, Phil Rosenthal, who announced during a screening at the Austin ATX Television Festival he would be dedicating his Netflix food/travel series “Somebody Feed Phil” to Bourdain.

“I’m exactly like Anthony Bourdain if he was afraid of everything,” Rosenthal said, while promoting the show’s upcoming second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “And so my show, of course, is a take on his type of show. Just to say that means that he invented an entire genre, so I want to dedicate not just this episode to him but my entire series.”

“Life is about travel, the beauty in life, the love we find, the joy we have, the laughs we have together, so that’s what I’m dedicating the rest of my life to,” he added.

Bourdain died Friday at age 61 as a result of suicide, CNN reported. According to the BBC, his body was found in a hotel room in a Strasbourg, France, where he was shooting an episode for CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” now in its 11th season.

Rosenthal said before screening a new episode of “Somebody Feed Phil” that he was “shocked and saddened this morning” by the news of Bourdain’s suicide.

“I still am very sad, but I want you to know what an inspiration he was to me and probably all of you — anyone who travels, anyone who eats,” Rosenthal added. “He evolved from a chef and a food traveler to a world-class journalist.”

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