Skip to comments.CNN will say goodbye to Anthony Bourdain with a final season this fall
Posted on 08/01/2018 10:02:48 AM PDT by EveningStar
Nearly eight weeks have passed since CNN broke the news on the morning of June 8 that Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in France while filming his hit series Parts Unknown. But his presence at the network hasnt diminished.
There are still pictures and posters of the dynamic, globe-trotting chef throughout the cable news networks headquarters overlooking Columbus Circle in Manhattan. One has a heart scribbled on it, a testament to how Bourdain was a beloved figure in the company. Another looms large on the wall of the office of Amy Entelis, the executive vice president of talent and content at CNN who oversees the networks original series and films, and launched Parts Unknown in 2013...
The good news in the short term for Bourdains legion of fans is that CNN has enough material to create a final season of Parts Unknown, which will premiere this fall...
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I guess Anthony is hanging on for another season.
With a last episode retrospective on Anthony’s life, hosted by Hillary Clinton?
... with a final seasoning?
may I suggest durian
While CNN may want to honor Anthony, A complete season is a way to make money off of him. IMHO. An hour or two special would have been a more tactful way to do that.
I should not laugh at this but it's effing funny
They are dangling a surprise ending.
why not, “CNN seeks to profit from death of former employee”
CNN paid for the season and probably already sold advertising spots for the show. I doubt this is about anything other than the money and they don’t really have much money to play with so this farewell is necessary.
Word is, his ratings had a quick plummet but then briefly snapped back before leveling out....
I’d like to say goodbye to CNN.
“You know they were secretly rooting for Bernie Shaw to take a rocket up the wazoo in Baghdad. “
I was rooting for Peter Arnett to buy the camel.
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