Anthony Bourdain Wins Big At The Emmy's As The World Of Television Pays Tribute

Date September 18, 2018

On Monday, September 17, the television community paid tribute to prominent personalities who passed away over the last year at the 2018 Emmy Awards. The In Memoriam segment was introduced by actress Tina Fey, and aptly captured the spirit of the evening.

READ ALSO: Anthony Bourdain Is Nominated For Emmy 2018 Awards A Month After His Sad Passing

Tonight, we celebrate the lives of some people who have been our very good friends.

Late TV personality and chef Anthony Bourdain is one of the late celebrities honored at the event. in what turned out to be a spectacular tribute to televisions' most prominent faces, Bourdain was awarded six Emmy's.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and its digital spin-off bagged awards for Best Informational Series or Special, Writing for Non-Fiction Program, Picture Editing for a Non-Fiction Program, Sound Editing for a Non-Fiction Program, and Sound Mixing for a Non-Fiction Program.

READ ALSO: Rest In Peace! Inside The Late Anthony Bourdain And Asia Argento's Complicated Relationship

Bourdain won two personal Emmy awards: For Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program and as a profucer of the winning Informational Series or Special. Before his death, Bourdain already had four Emmy's to his name.

Also making the honor list this year was the late actor Burt Reynolds, who passed away at the age of 82 after a heart attack on September 6, 2018.

Between 2013 and 2016, Bourdain won the Outstanding Informational Series or Special for Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. The late chef was found dead in an apartment in France on June 8, after an apparent suicide.


Bourdain’s show presented many people around the world with a different perspective on international cuisine, and many of his fans loved the warm presenting style he employed. We join the television community to celebrate this unique achiever.

READ ALSO: Famous Chef And TV Host Anthony Bourdain Was Found Dead From Hanging