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 executive produced the series.
The show scored a total of six Emmy nominations, including cinematography, picture editing, sound editing, sound mixing and writing. In addition, CNN.com’s Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown scored a nom for best short-form nonfiction or reality series.
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.