2019 Emmys: Anthony Bourdain Lands Posthumous Nomination 1 Yr After Demise
The late chef and host was nominated for Excellent Informational Sequence or Particular and Excellent Writing for a Nonfiction Program for Anthony Bourdain Components Unknown, his CNN collection that took him everywhere in the world exploring completely different cultures and cuisines.
Bourdain died of suicide on June 8, 2018 in the course of filming the collection in Strasbourg, France, and the ultimate season premiered in September. Just one episode of the collection had been accomplished earlier than Bourdain died, and different six episodes have been accomplished with commentary from the visitors who appeared within the episodes and included collection retrospectives and tributes to Bourdain.
Components Unknown is joined in its class by Comedians in Vehicles Getting Espresso, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, My Subsequent Visitor Wants No Introduction with David Letterman, and Surviving R. Kelly, and within the writing class, Bourdain is up towards Fyre Fraud, Hostile Planet, Our Planet, The Case In opposition to Adnan Syed, and Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Males.
The present additionally acquired nominations for sound mixing, cinematography, and film modifying, and beforehand gained Excellent Informational Sequence or Particular in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
On June 25, Bourdain’s birthday, followers, pals, and relations of the beloved celeb chef celebrated Bourdain Day and paid tribute to the star, who had been discovered useless in his lodge room on the age of 61, simply shy of his 62nd birthday.
The 2019 Emmy Awards will air reside on Fox on Sunday, Sept. 22 at Eight p.m. ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.