CNN Wins First Primetime Emmys with ‘Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown’

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By Chris Ariens Comment

CNN’s “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown” took home two Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards last night. This is the first time CNN has been awarded a primetime Emmy. (The network has won several News & Documentary Emmy awards).

“Parts Unknown” won for Outstanding Informational Series or Special and for Outstanding Cinematography For Nonfiction Programming for the premiere episode on Myanmar. And while the Emmys were happening at the Nokia theater in Los Angeles — to be broadcast on FXX Saturday night — the second season of “Parts Unknown” was debuting on CNN.

Deadline has the full list of Creative Arts Emmys here. Meanwhile, the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards show airs live Sunday night on CBS.

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