CNN’s high-rated new series, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, which premiered in April, was honored with two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards during a presentation at the NOKIA Theater in Los Angeles earlier tonight. This is the first time CNN has been awarded an Emmy in the primetime competition.
The series earned Emmy Awards in the following categories:
Adding to the celebratory mood, season two of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown premiered tonight at 9pm ET with the episode “Jerusalem,” marking the first time the host and crew have filmed a show in this area, including Gaza and the West Bank.
The one-hour weekend lifestyle series follows host Anthony Bourdain—world-renowned chef, bestselling author and multiple-Emmy winning television personality—as he travels across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals.
The new season of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown also features parts unknown within Spain, New Mexico, Copenhagen, Sicily, Detroit, Tokyo and South Africa.
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.
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