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Emmys: Anthony Bourdain Posthumously Nominated for 'Parts Unknown'

The Hollywood Reporter logo The Hollywood Reporter 7/12/2018 Ryan Parker
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Anthony Bourdain on Thursday morning was nominated for an Emmy for his work on CNN's Parts Unknown

The late celebrity chef, best-selling author and journalist was nominated for best informational series or special. He not only hosted but executived produced the series.

The show scored a total of six Emmy nominations on Thursday morning.

Bourdain died June 8 in France. He was 61 years old. His death was ruled a suicide.

Parts Unknown premiered on April 14, 2013 and revolved around Bourdain traveling the world. More often than not, he would visit lesser-known areas of the globe and try local cuisine while listening to the stories of the natives about their history and traditions. Of course, he wasn't against also visiting Las Vegas and Los Angeles. 

Bourdain was working on an episode at the time of his death.

The bad boy of cooking first came on the scene with a huge slash thanks thanks to his bestselling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly (2000). From there, he worked on shows that included A Cook's Tour, which ran on the Food Network (2002-03), then hosting the Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005-12) before making the leap to CNN. 

He would also go on to write a number of other books, including A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal (2001) and Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook (2010).

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