- Outstanding Informational Series or Special: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown"
- Outstanding Writing For Nonfiction Programming: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" Libya.
- Episode featured Bourdain's look at Libya through personal stories, food and the music of anti-Qaddafi expats who returned to fight.
- Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown"Myanmar.
- Series premiere offered an inside look at Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, discovering the fabled beauty and local cuisines of a country that had been, up until recently, off-limits to outsiders.
- Outstanding Sound Mixing For Nonfiction Programming: "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown" Myanmar.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
“It is truly gratifying for CNN’s reporting to be recognized by NAMIC, underscoring our commitment to include diversity of voices across our many platforms,” said Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide. “ We thank NAMIC for this honor.”
The network garnered four awards in the categories below:
Digital Media – Web Series
Freedom Project: Mauritania Slavery’s Last Stronghold
The remarkable multimedia feature by CNN Digital’s John Sutter and Edythe McNamee reported in support of The Freedom Project. The story takes an artful look at a country that publicly abolished slavery in 1981, yet an estimated 10-20 percent of the population remains enslaved.
World Sports Presents: It’s Not Black and White
On the heels of accusations against England captain John Terry, and remarks made by FIFA president Sepp Blatter, CNN World Sport explores the history of racism in British football and how it continues today.
Original Movie or Special
CNN Special Projects: Leaders with Heart
The HLN series recognizes people or organizations that actively and selflessly make the world a brighter and better place.
Travel and Adventure
Inside Africa: The Himba of Namibia.
CNN’s Errol Barnett treks to the farthest reaches of the country for a look at Himba life and how they will survive the challenges ahead.
CNN's highly-rated new original series, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown garners four Primetime Emmy Award nominations in it's inaugural season, and marks the first time CNN has been honored with a Primetime Emmy nod. The one-hour weekend lifestyle series follows host Anthony Bourdain—world-renowned chef, bestselling author and Emmy winning television personality—as he travels across the globe to uncover little-known areas of the world and celebrate diverse cultures by exploring food and dining rituals.
"These nominations are a true reflection of the hard work done by Tony and his team, and their enthusiasm for parts unknown worldwide has been recognized by viewers and the industry," said Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide. "In addition, this is the first time in our history that CNN has been honored with Primetime Emmy nominations, validating our commitment to expanding the definition of news for our audiences."
"In less than a year I became part of the CNN family, traveled to locations I never thought possible and 'Parts Unknown' has now been honored with four Primetime Emmy nominations," said Bourdain. "I am honored and humbled and ready to do it all over again in season two."
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown debuted on Sun, April 14, and dominated the 9 p.m. ET time period, registering impressive growth. During the first season, the program was #1 in its time period across all cable news networks among the key P25-54 demo (405k) and increased +153% in the demo versus the four weeks prior to launch.
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown is produced by Zero Point Zero Production with Executive Producers and Founders Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia, along with Executive Producer Sandra Zweig. The Emmy award winning Zero Point Zero Production has produced programs with Anthony Bourdain for more than a decade, including Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, The Layover, A Cooks Tour, and Decoding Ferran Adria.
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