Celeb chef Anthony Bourdain wins posthumous Emmys for Parts Unknown

US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who committed suicide in June at age 61, posthumously received a pair of Emmy Awards on Sunday for his work on the CNN food and travel show he hosted, Parts Unknown.

Bourdain was awarded one of the Emmys for outstanding writing of a nonfiction programme for an episode of the series set in Italy. He shared a second Emmy prize for best informational series or special in his role as host and executive producer.

The awards were announced on the second night of the Creative Arts Emmys. The Primetime Emmys will be presented on Sept 17. - REUTERS