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Anthony Bourdain Lands CNN Show

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Anthony BourdainOutspoken chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain has just landed a deal with CNN for a new travel- and food-oriented show. The untitled series will follow Bourdain around the world as he experiences local food and culture. (Sound familiar?)

“For more than a decade, Anthony Bourdain has been a trailblazer in educating Americans about different cuisines and cultures around the world, as well as an outspoken commentator on social trends ranging from the rise of celebrity chefs to the impact of fast food chains to the spread of vegetarianism and veganism,” said CNN in a statement. “Examining the world through the prism of Tony’s unique expertise and passions continues CNN’s long-standing commitment to international reporting and to promoting global understanding.”

Anthony Bourdain’s CNN show is set to start airing in 2013 on Sundays, with Saturday night repeats. The TV personality said of the new deal, “I’m really looking forward to coming over to CNN. I think the world is going to get a whole lot bigger for me. I hope that old fans and new ones will be excited about what’s coming down the road.”