Bourdain's 'No Reservations' for sale at Mip
FremantleMedia Enterprises has signed a multiyear first-look deal with shingle Zero Point Zero.Pact gives Fremantle distribution to all Zero Point Zero series, including upcoming seasons of “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations.” Fremantle will sell season seven at next week’s Mip confab in Cannes. Fremantle will also have distribution rights for an additional Bourdain title currently in development as a part of the overall deal. In “No Reservations,” the chef-turned-food writer travels the globe, interacting with locals and their unique cuisines. “Anthony has a legion of fans due to his unique approach world cuisine, and we are confident resulting projects will be a success worldwide,” said Fremantle senior veepee Jeff Tahler. Added Bourdain: “Moving forward with FME as a partner, we hope and expect that our proven record of constant innovation, highest-quality production values, good writing and extensive connections around the world will make us the creative partners of choice for anyone in the travel or food world looking to collaborate on premium quality multiplatform content.” Chris Collins, Lydia Tenaglia and Joe Caterini are partners at Zero Point Zero.