First Mover: Anthony Bourdain

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Age 59

New gig Host, CNN’s as-yet-unnamed forthcoming weekend program

Old gig Host, Travel Channel’s Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

So why leave Travel Channel for CNN?

There are a lot of places where me and my team have been wanting to make television for a long time and haven’t been able to. And CNN has the infrastructure and inclination to make those places doable.

Where have you had a hard time?

Getting to do a show in, for instance, Libya would have been very difficult.

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