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Bourdain, “Amazing Race” up for Critics’ Choice TV Awards

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (pictured), The Amazing Race and Dancing with the Stars have nabbed two nominations each for the upcoming Critics' Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live via A&E on May 31.
May 6, 2015

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, The Amazing Race and Dancing With the Stars have nabbed two nominations each for the upcoming Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live via A&E on May 31.

Bourdain’s CNN series is up for the best reality series award, while the chef and television personality is also up for best reality series host. Bourdain will be inducted into the Realscreen Awards’ Hall of Fame on June 2 in Santa Monica as its “personality of the year.”

The Amazing Race and Dancing With the Stars, meanwhile, are each up for the best reality competition series honor, with hosts Phil Keoghan and Tom Bergeron, respectively, also nominated in the best reality series host category.

A full list of reality categories follows. The awards ceremony, taking place in Beverly Hills, California, will be aired live in the U.S. via A&E on May 31.

BEST REALITY SERIES
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)
Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel)
Married at First Sight (A&E)
MythBusters (Discovery Channel)
Shark Tank (ABC)
Undercover Boss (CBS)

BEST REALITY COMPETITION SERIES
The Amazing Race (CBS)
America’s Got Talent (NBC)
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Face Off (Syfy)
MasterChef Junior (FOX)
The Voice  (NBC)

BEST REALITY SERIES HOST
Anthony Bourdain – Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (CNN)
Betty White – Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (Lifetime)
Cat Deeley – So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
James Lipton – Inside the Actors Studio (Bravo)
Phil Keoghan - The Amazing Race (CBS)
Tom Bergeron – Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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