Bourdain is nominated in the outstanding informational series or special category for his part as host and executive producer of the program. He also earned an individual nomination for outstanding writing for a nonfiction program.
Additionally, “Parts Unknown” was nominated for its sound mixing, sound and picture editing and cinematography.
On the series, Bourdain would travel to all corners of the Earth in search of delicious meals, enlightening conversations with the locals and a deeper understanding of wherever he happened to be visiting that week.
It was his skills for finding the latter that earned the series praise and multiple awards, including five Emmys and a Peabody Award.
Bourdain, 61, died by suicide while working in France on an episode of “Parts Unknown.”
The Emmy Awards will be given out on September 17.