Omnivore - Anthony Bourdain heads to CNN
Bourdain leaves "No Reservations" for CNN gig.
- Anthony Bourdain to host CNN show
CNN announced today that Anthony Bourdain will be starring in his own primetime show on Sundays starting in early 2013. The show will feature Bourdain on location in various parts of the globe where he will be examining "cultures from around the world through their food and dining and travel rituals."
The show, airing on both CNN and CNN International, is a part of a the channel's effort to strengthen its international programming. Mark Whitaker, CNN's vice president, cast Bourdain as a host because of his enthusiasm for studying other cultures.
"Examining the world through the prism of Tony's unique expertise and passions continues CNN's long-standing commitment to international reporting and to promoting global understanding," Whitaker said.
Bourdain's show "No Reservations" will end as soon as he begins his duties at CNN.