Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown on CNN International
April 8th, 2013
01:04 PM ET

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown on CNN International


Launch episode of new one-hour weekend series explores food and culture of Myanmar

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’, hosted by the world-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy winning television personality, launches on CNN International on Saturday 20 April at 2000 BST / 2100 CET.

The one-hour weekend lifestyle series follows Bourdain as he travels the across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals. Known for his curiosity, candor, and acerbic wit, Bourdain takes viewers off the beaten path of tourist destinations – including some war-torn parts of the world – and meets with a variety of local citizens to offer a window into their lifestyles, and occasionally communes with an internationally lauded chef on his journeys.

The launch episode of ‘Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’ offers an inside look at Myanmar. In his maiden voyage to the country formerly known as Burma, Bourdain and his crew discover the fabled beauty and local cuisines of a country that had been, up until recently, off-limits to outsiders. Future episodes include tours of Libya, Colombia, the Quebecois side of Canada, Koreatown in Los Angeles, Tangier, Peru and the Congo.

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’ is produced by Zero Point Zero Production with Executive Producers and Founders Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia, along with Executive Producer Sandra Zweig. The Emmy award winning Zero Point Zero Production has produced programs with Anthony Bourdain for more than a decade, including Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, The Layover, A Cooks Tour, and Decoding Ferran Adria.




Fridays at 1600 BST / 1700 CET
Saturdays at 2000 BST / 2100 CET
Sundays at 0200 BST / 0300 CET

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Joel Brown
Senior Press Officer
CNN Europe, Middle East & Africa
Tel: + 44 20 7693 0967

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