Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown will return for a final season in the fall on CNN.
The seven-episode 12th season does not yet have a premiere date. One episode had been completed prior to Bourdain’s death — a trip to Kenya with W. Kamau Bell, host of CNN’s United Shades of America — and will be the final episode to have Bourdain’s narration.
The network’s award-winning original series was in production on the 12th season when the beloved celebrity chef and TV host took his own life while filming in France in early June.
According to the L.A. Times, the rest of the episodes will include travels to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, the Big Ben area of Texas, the U.S.-Mexico border, the Asturias region of Spain, and Indonesia. Those episodes will be completed by the directors who filmed them for Zero Point Zero, Bourdain’s production company, and will feature audio of Bourdain that had been gathered while shooting on location, the newspaper reports.
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