Anthony Bourdain Wins Two Final Emmys for 'Parts Unknown'

Anthony Bourdain on location for "Parts Unknown."

Traveler/chef Anthony Bourdain, who took his life in 2018, won two Emmys at the 71st annual TV awards show on September 22 for the final season of Parts Unknown on CNN, which was shortened due ot his death in France.

He won in the following categories: Informational Series or Special and Writing for a Non-Fiction Program. 

Bourdain was nominated a total of 22 times and won seven Emmys overall.

The 71st Annual Emmy Awards were announced on September 21-22 in Los Angeles.

Other CelebStoner fave winners were:

When They See Us (2): Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (Jharrel Jerome) and Casting for a Limited Series or Movie

Saturday Night Live (6): Variety Sketch Series; Directing in a Variety Series; Production Design for a Variety, Reality of Competition Series; Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Series; Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic); and Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series (Creating Saturday Night Live

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (4): Variety Talk Show Series; Writing for a Variety Series; Picture Editing for Variety Programming; and Technical Direction, Camerawork and Video Control for a Series

United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell (2): Unstructured Reality Program and Picture Editng for an Unstructured Reality Program

Free Solo (7): Directing for a Documentary/Nonfiction Program, Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program, Picture Editing for a Nonfiction Program, Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera), Sound Mixing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera), Music Composition for a Documentary Series or Special (Original Dramatic Score) and Creative Achievement in Interactive Media Within an Unscripted Program

The Simpsons (1): Animated Program

Family Guy (1): Character Voice-Over Performance (Seth McFarlane)

Springsteen on Broadway (1): Directing for a Variety Special

Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul (1): Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special

Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live from Liverpool (1): Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)

• Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear Presents: All in the Family and The Jeffersons (1): Outstanding Variety Special (Live)

Leaving Neverland (1): Documentary or Nonfiction Special

Check out all the winners here.

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