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Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show



under a new name but the premise is basically the same?






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Trout Bandit
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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


$$$$$$





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that's not an explanation really.





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He's a BOSS





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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


if he wanted more money they could have given him more money to keep doing no reservations.





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Something happened with the Travel Channel where they were using his likeness in commercials and stuff without his permission.

He cut ties with them.






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oh so he's on a different channel? i didnt realize that.

eta: wait both were/are on travel channel.



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He's one of the hosts of The Taste on ABC. The first episode was pretty meh, but the 2nd episode should be tonight. I'm going to give it one more chance.


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I don't know the reason. But some possibilities are that he may have more control over the new show, or he wanted to work with a different production company, or a combo thereof where he is involved with the production company on the new show so he gets more control and more money off the reruns, DVDs, etc.





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Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show



I've wondered the exact same thing... Its the same fricking show on the same channel

"No Reservations"

"The Layover"







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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


He has a new show on CNN called Parts Unknown.

LINK



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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


Don't know but the "Cajun Country" episode of No Reservations was awesome.





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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


Restaurant pros are bat shite crazy. Its universal.





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The Layover is less adventurous. He basically tells you exactly what to eat and drink in a 2 day span.





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2 day span


Who has 2 day layovers?






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re: Why did Anthony Bourdain quit his show only to start a new show


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I've wondered the exact same thing... Its the same fricking show on the same channel

"No Reservations"

"The Layover"



Not what he is referring to. He is referring to "Parts Unknown" on CNN. As soon as this season of the Layover is done he is done with Travel Channel, permanently.

The answer is that CNN is going to pay him A LOT. Something Travel Channel couldn't even come close to, apparently.






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