Streaming Bourdain

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Famed celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain maintained a staggering television production schedule over the last 15 years.

With streamer Netflix announcing an indefinite extension of his travel and food show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, The Savvy Screener decided to look at other streaming options for Bourdain shows. Turns out there are quite a few.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (left) premiered on CNN in April 2013. The series, which won both Emmy Awards and a 2013 Peabody Award, followed Bourdain around the world as he explored lesser known cultures and cuisine.

Bourdain was filming an episode in Strasbourg, France at the time of his June 8 suicide.

Netflix subscribers can view eight seasons of the series, each with eight episodes.

But you can also buy individual episodes for $1.99 in SD, $2.99 in HD from all 94 episodes released through the June 10, 2018 Berlin episode. They are available from Amazon, Google Play and other providers. Whole seasons price at $14.99 each.

More Bourdain

His CNN series succeeded another culinary travelogue, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, which totaled 142 episodes over nine seasons (2005 to 2012) on The Travel Channel. Episodes are available for $1.99 in SD only for the first three seasons; both SD and $2.99 HD episodes are available for the last six seasons. They can be purchased from Vudu and other providers.

Bourdain’s epicurean wanderlust didn’t end there.

The Layover with Anthony Bourdain ran for two 10-episode seasons (2011 to 2013) on The Travel Channel. Episodes are available for $1.99 in SD, $2.99 in HD from Google Play and other providers.

Bourdain also narrated the PBS series The Mind of a Chef, hosted by American restauranteur David Chang for six seasons. You can stream all six seasons on Netflix. Individual episodes are available to purchase starting at $1.99 from other providers.

Unfortunately, one of his early incarnations, Anthony Bourdain: A Cook’s Tour, which aired for two seasons (2002 to 2003) on Food Network, is currently unavailable for streaming.

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