“Tony and Zero Point Zero Production have created a spectacularly beautiful, informative and entertaining series for CNN that has resonated with viewers in a profound way,” said Zucker. “In addition to its runaway ratings success, it is also quite the conversation starter, as anyone who follows social media can attest. We are so happy to announce season two, and I can assure you that audiences will love what is coming up on the show.”
Launch-to-date, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown is delivering 389,000 viewers in the key Adults 25-54 demo, up 440% vs. the same period one year ago (72,000) and has ranked #1 in cable news on Sunday in each of its first three weeks on the air. In total viewers, the series is up 122% (872,000 viewers vs. 392,000 viewers) at 9pm vs. CNN programming one year ago.
-ZPZ / Parts Unknown Producer Tom Vitale on what it’s like following Tony Bourdain to some of the most precarious places around the world.
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As our final episode of NO RESERVATIONS approaches, I’ve been asked to write a top ten list of personal favorites. That’s hard to do. It’s been a mixed bag—and deliberately so. Travel and food shows necessarily tell more or less the same story: somebody goes someplace, eats and drinks a lot of…
Behind the Scenes — No Reservations: Rio
BEHIND THE SCENES | No Reservations: Austin
Outstanding Picture Editing for Nonfiction Programming - US Desert
Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming- Mozambique
Outstanding Nonfiction Series
Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - Cuba
Currently shooting The Layover: Chicago!
Our director of photography Zach Zamboni displays some shots of our custom rig for season 2 of The Layover.
No Reservations wins BEST REALITY SERIES at 2012 Critics’ Choice TV Awards!
Congrats to Tony & crew! Also, congrats to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Archer and Breaking Bad on their wins as well! Happy to be in such great company.
Nice gif :) Artwork was done by by our graphics guru Naoko Saito!
Monday’s episode in Penang is, in my opinion, one of the best shot, best edited episodes ever. It helped that we were in what cinematographers call a “shot rich environment”—where it seems that everywhere you point, there are bright colors, characters, beautiful things. The food is generally…
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Ever wonder what it’s like shooting No Reservations? ZPZ presents this behind the scenes crew video blog featuring our DPs Zach Zamboni, Todd Liebler, Morgan Fallon and ZPZ’s Director of Technology, Chris Faulkner.
Badass clip of the day uno, for Fast Company’s Co.Create…
Zach Dionne of Fast Company’s Co.Create sat down with Tony and Zero Point Zero executive producers Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia, and managing director Joe Caterini to dig into why Tony’s shows stay afloat in a sea of programming, how multi-hyphenate creative types are working to adapt to new content paradigms, and why comedian Louis C.K. should be emulated in all things. Peep the feature here!