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#307757 - 08/01/18 04:44 PM CNN will say goodbye to Anthony Bourdain with a final season this fall
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Stephen Battaglio
Los Angeles Times
August 1, 2018

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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 hasn’t diminished.

There are still pictures and posters of the dynamic, globe-trotting chef throughout the cable news network’s 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 network’s original series and films, and launched “Parts Unknown” in 2013...

The good news in the short term for Bourdain’s 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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#307770 - 08/03/18 04:46 PM Re: CNN will say goodbye to Anthony Bourdain with a final season this fall [Re: Golem]
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The good news in the short term for Bourdain’s legion of fans is that CNN has enough material to create a final season of “Parts Unknown”

I dunno if that's good news. A final memorial piece would be nice but this seems like they're just gonna milk his fame for every nickle they can get.
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