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Oct 30, 2012 03:27 PM

Anthony Bourdain's TV shows ending

I'm really going to miss them. Does anyone know if he's retired or planning another show?

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  1. He's moving to CNN where he'll be doing a new show similar to No Reservations.

    1. Bourdain is also involved with this show starting on PBS Nov. 9th.

      1. They will continue to show reruns. All you will miss is 6 new episodes each season. There are a few hundred in the vault. Plus you'll have more time to learn about ghosts, beaches, and lost baggage (though less of bars, beaches, and bands).

        1. Bourdain co-writes the scripts for this season's Treme with the show's creator, David Simon. He's become more than a t.v. 'personality'.

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          1. re: moto

            this is an exaggeration. he has received story credits on two episodes, however.

          2. I hope Bourdain's new shows are better than the last few years of No Reservations. Some of those have been brutal.

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            1. re: John E.

              You are so right. I liked his early programs but began to realize that although he goes to restaurants and other dining venues he really does not describe how what he's eating tastes. His discriptives are, "boy this is good", "perfectly cooked", "nice combination", etc. Nothing about the flavors of the food.

              I once watched a whole show where he didn't even put a forkful of anything in his mouth... simply pushed the food around on the plate while he launched into a dissertation of of something esoteric that was on his mind at the moment.

              1. re: Gio

                Caught his show on Rio this weekend. The main purpose of the show seemed to be the promotion of his wife's martial arts career---boring!