Anthony Bourdain charmed the world as he traveled to cities in search of culture and food at his show Parts unknown, and almost two months after the cook's death, CNN has announced that they continue their legacy with one last season of the series.
PEOPLE confirms that the seven episode season will be launched in autumn 2018 and will contain at least five episodes in the show's traditional style.
LA Times LA Times ] who was the first to report the news reveals that only one section where Bourdain traveled to Kenya with W. Kamau Bell, hosted by CNNs United Shades of America was completed before the death of Bourdain and will
Amy Entelis, CNN Vice Vice President for Talent and Content, which launched Sharing Unknown 2013, told the publication that four other episodes were included in the season-set in NYC Lower East Side, Big Bend Texas, Asturias region in Spain and Indonesia – will be completed by directors and will use sound from Bourdain compiled during filming. The network will also conduct follow-up interviews to bridge potential gaps in each section.
"Everyone will feel something different depending on what was collected in the field," said Entelis for L.A. Times . "They will get Tony fully because you will see him, you will hear him, you will look at him. The layer of his story will be missing, but it will be replaced by other voices of people who are in episodes. "
Although a CNN representative tells People the details of the last two episodes are still being deleted, Entelis Times told that the sixth episode will mean cast and crew reflecting their experiences that produce series and will contain behind the scenes. The series finals are intended to pay tribute to Bourdain by using fan reactions and interviews with friends and guests from previous episodes.
The television server was found dead by suicide in his hotel room in France by his friend Eric Ripert on June 8th The couple filmed for Parts unknown.
After his death, the show was nominated for six Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Photo Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Information Series or Special, Excellent Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program , and Excellent Writing for a Nonfiction Program.
Any section of Parts Unknown can be viewed at CNN.it/go.
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