As the world continues to mourn the loss of Anthony Bourdain, the late chef, author, travel documentarian/television personality’s legacy was celebrated with several wins at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
Bourdain posthumously won six awards at the annual celebration which recognizes technical and other similar achievements in American television programming. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and its digital spin-off won Best Cinematography for a Non-Fiction Program, Best Informational Program, Best Picture Editing for a Non-Fiction Program, Best Sound Editing for a Non-Fiction Program and Best Sound Mixing for a Non-Fiction Program. Bourdain also picked up awards for Best Writing for a Non-Fiction Program and Best Short Form Non-Fiction/Reality Series for his Anthony Bourdain: Explore Parts Unknown digital series.
Catch what Parts Unknown executive producer, Nathan Thornburgh, had to say about Anthony Bourdain while accepting the honors below.
In case you missed it, learn more about the final season of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown which is set to air on CNN.
“The one thing about this loss is it’s not ours alone, like everybody knew that guy. Everybody had a selfie with him, but more importantly I think everyone felt like he had spoken to them over the years and that’s helped a lot, to feel like we’re not alone”