Anthony Bourdain's travel series Parts Unknown gets an extension on Netflix
American entertainment company Netflix has extended the run of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's popular food and travel docu-series 'Parts Unknown' in the US after massive petitioning by fans all over the world. The online streaming giant released a statement on Tuesday saying that they will extend the show because fans realised that it was going to be discontinued on June 16 and wanted it to continue because of the chef's legacy.
The show titled, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was scheduled to end because the license deal of the with Netflix was set to expire in June. However, following the death of the celebrity chef, a massive outcry by fans encouraged Netflix to now continue the show. While the entertainment company did not reveal for how long, they went on to say that they have extended the agreement that will keep Parts Unknown on the service for months to come. The show has also been premiering on CNN since 2013 and is in its 11th season.
On June 8, Anthony Bourdain who was the host of the series was shooting for an episode in France was found dead in his hotel room. The chef who graduated from The Culinary Institute of America and became popular with his bestselling book Kitchen: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly. He was aged 61.