Anthony Bourdain Could Win 2 More Emmys After His Death
One month after his death at the age of 61, Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show “Parts Unknown” has received six Emmy nominations.
The series received six nominations for nonfiction programming, including Outstanding Cinematography, Outstanding Picture Editing, Outstanding Informational Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Editing, Outstanding Sound Mixing and Outstanding Writing.
In its 11 seasons, “Parts Unknown” was nominated for 31 Emmy awards and won five times. Four of those wins were for Outstanding Informational Series or Special. The show also won a Peabody award in 2013.
In total, Bourdain has now received 23 Emmy nominations and eight wins over his career. He has the potential to win two more posthumously, one for Outstanding Informational Series and one for Outstanding Writing.
Bourdain was found dead at a hotel in Strasbourg, France on June 8 while filming an episode of “Parts Unknown.” French authorities confirmed the cause of death as suicide.
CNN has not yet announced its plans for season 12 of the show, which Bourdain was filming at the time of his death. He had already filmed episodes in New York City, Texas, northern Spain, Bali and Kenya for the new season.