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anthony bourdain in jerusalem - parts unknown on sunday at 9pm, CNN

love anthony bourdain, and have been waiting for this for years, ftr, fios in queens its channel 100

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  1. It's on at 8 PM. I am looking forward to it as well. Wonder what exotic delicacies he will find in the holy city..

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    1. re: EmpireState

      no, its at 9, the one at 8 is an old episode

      1. re: shoelace

        According to my cable guide, 8pm is new. At 9pm I see Crimes of the Century.

        1. re: avitrek

          My cable guide says that too, but if you look at CNN schedule online, it confirms what shoelace says. We shall see..

          1. re: EmpireState

            if youre in ny, the old episode from eason 1 is on 100 or regular cnn, the new episode is on 105 or cnn IN

            1. re: shoelace

              You must have a different cable provider than some of us . I do not have CNN IN , and my channel for CNN is not 100. Will try at 9.

            1. re: Worldwide Diner

              I watched part of that recap episode wondering WTF?

        2. I live in Manhattan and use Fios. I was disappointed because the schedule indicated the new episode on Jerusalem at 8:00 PM. Instead there was a repeat on Myanmar. Does anyone know if the new episode is going to be shown later this week?

          1. Was anyone on TimeWarner successful in seeing it? I searched via my Tivo and haven't been able to find the episode. It was heavily promoted. Disappointed... and wondering why?

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            1. re: iris

              The schedule was wrong. I listened to shoelace and recorded CNN at 9pm even though the guide was showing a different program. I haven't watched the full episode yet, but I confirmed at the start that the 9pm show was the new episode.

            2. I watched it. It was very political and seemed to be very pro Palestinian. Was not about the food at all.

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              1. re: pitagirl

                i agree

                i found it to be really political

                theres always some politics in these shows, but this seemed really excessively one sided

                1. re: pitagirl

                  +1 Had I known, I wouldn't have bothered watching it. Really disappointing.

                  1. re: EmpireState

                    there are also certain places you have to go in israel- to be in jerusalem and not go to the machane yehuda- specially bc its the type of place he would have gone in any other country- means that the show was approached with an agenda, and that agenda wasnt food

                    1. re: shoelace

                      I was shocked too that he didn't go to the machane yehuda, which IMHO is one of the best markets in the world.

                      But I doubt there was any political agenda. I'd rather he focused on food rather than Israeli West Bank settlers and Palestinian women racing cars. But then I just watched his show about Kurdistan and I'd say that maybe 10% of the show was about food. Seriously. It's too bad.

                      1. re: davidg1

                        Agree. To travel to Jerusalem and not cover the machaneh yehudah (Jewish Market) is proof positive he didn't go there to do a show about food. That would be like coming my to my home Portland OR and not cover our Portland Farmers Mkt, which is a must-do destination for anyone who cares about food. Oh wait. He did that also.

                  2. re: pitagirl

                    I was impressed by how even handed it was. Much more than I expected. I enjoyed seeing the guy who wrote the cookbook "Jerusalem" I would butcher his name. I guess the lens you look through determines if you think it was one sided.