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Anthony Bourdain's 'Parts Unknown' Will Stay on Netflix for 'Months to Come'

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Stacy Diaz | 16 June, 2018, 19:42

Anthony Bourdains popular travel and food docu-series "Parts Unknown" will continue to be available on Netflix in the USA, but the show is not available on the online streaming giant in India. After Bourdain's death, an outpouring of fans lobbied Netflix to continue streaming the show, many adding their names to a petition asking for "Parts Unknown" to be kept on-air.

"Some fans have noticed that Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown was scheduled to come off Netflix US on June 16", Netflix reps said in a statement shared on social media.

"Parts Unknown" is now airing its 11th season on CNN, with the show's first eight seasons available on Netflix.

A source told People magazine that Bourdain's ashes will be flown back to America on Friday.

There was an immediate outpouring of grief for the former chef whose show premiered on CNN five years ago and took viewers on a trek around the globe in search of food and culture. The streaming service made a decision to order an extension that will keep the show available for at least the coming months. The 61-year-old was working overseas on an episode for Season 11 of Parts Unknown when a friend, fellow chef Eric Ripert, found him unresponsive in his hotel room. By gnawing it to the bone. In his final season, Anthony Bourdain traversed West Virginia, Uruguay, Newfoundland, Armenia, and Hong Kong, among other locations. "Netflix, this show isn't just entertaining". At the time of his death, he was in the midst of filming season 11 of the travel and food program.