Netflix to continue streaming Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ after fan outcry

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"Some fans have noticed that Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was scheduled to come off Netflix US on June 16", the tweet read.

Fans began lobbying Netflix online to continue streaming "Parts Unknown" beyond June 16, which had been the announced date of it ending. The streaming service made a decision to order an extension that will keep the show available for at least the coming months. Bourdain committed suicide last week while working on a future episode for his CNN series.

His body was found by his close friend and fellow chef Eric Ripert. The final two episodes will air at 9 p.m. on June 17 and June 24, according to CNN. Now we know the plan for the remaining episodes.

Chef and TV personality Bourdain was found dead by suicide on Friday. It has won five Primetime Emmy Awards, including four for Outstanding Informational Series or Special.

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Local chefs and foodies also shared their sympathies on social media, as well as messages about how he inspired them in their kitchens and in their daily lives.

Fan Tanner Palin started a petition to keep the show going, pleading to Netflix that it isn't just entertainment, but "heartwarming, honest, and benefits human kind".

It was in the veld in SA, after a braai that Bourdain said: "Meat on the plate, blood on my trousers - life is good". So many of us could learn to live just a little more like that", "Netflix, this show isn't just entertaining. He was also known for his Travel Channel series Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, and Anthony Bourdain: The Layover.

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