In the wake of the death of celebrity chef and reality TV hostlast week, Netflix has announced that it will continue to stream his CNN travel series, “Parts Unknown,” which was set to expire from the service this week.
The streaming serviceon Tuesday, revealing that the show was initially set to depart Netflix on June 16. But following the loss of the 61-year-old chef — of an apparent suicide on June 8, in the midst of production on a “Parts Unknown” episode in France — the company decided to extend its deal to keep the show’s streaming rights.
Some fans have noticed that Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was scheduled to come off Netflix US on June 16. As of today, we’ve extended our agreement that will keep Parts Unknown on the service for months to come.
— Netflix US (@netflix)
Though it’s currently unclear how long this new deal will last, Netflix said in its tweet that “Parts Unknown” will be available “for months to come.” The series, which follows Bourdain across the globe as he samples local cuisine and immerses himself in other cultures, won two Emmys, a Peabody, and a host of other awards throughout its run.
The first eight seasons of “Parts Unknown” — which is currently airing its 11th season on CNN — are available on Netflix now.