Zero Point Zero Production

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Zero Point Zero Production, Inc.
Founded2003 (2003)
United States
Key people
  • Chris Collins
  • Lydia Tenaglia

Zero Point Zero Production, Inc. is a television, film, print, and digital content company founded in 2003 by Executive Producers Chris Collins and Lydia Tenaglia. Since its inception, the company has produced hundreds of hours of documentary content in over 100 countries around the world, including the critically acclaimed, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown the Emmy Award-winning The Mind of a Chef and Emmy nominated The Hunt with John Walsh. As of 2019, ZPZ has received 27 Emmy Awards with 80 Nominations, A Peabody Award, 2 PGA Awards, 5 ACE Eddie Awards, and 5 James Beard Awards.


Year Title Network Description
2000 – 2003 A Cook's Tour Food Network A docu-series exploring food, culture and lifestyle through the bleary eyes of New York City cook, Anthony Bourdain.
2004 – 2012 Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Travel Channel A travel series that follows best-selling author, culinary adventurer & hedonist Anthony Bourdain (Kitchen Confidential, A Cook's Tour, Medium Raw etc.) around the world on a quest to explore culture through food.
2005 Decoding Ferran Adria Travel Channel / Discovery International A critically acclaimed documentary that gives an in depth look at the world of this Spanish culinary genius.
2005 – 2010 Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie WGBH / Discovery Channel / National Geographic Channel A sophisticated travel/food series for people who experience the world “food first.”
2006 Project Jay Bravo A docu-special that follows Jay McCarroll, the original winner of Project Runway as he tries to take the next steps in his design career.
2007 Eleven Minutes Theatrical Release A critically acclaimed documentary that follows Jay McCarroll, the original winner of Project Runway as he tries to establish himself as a legitimate designer and launch a new line.
2009 Eating Outloud with Ruth Reichl Food Network A sophisticated travel/food series with celebrated author and food critic Ruth Reichl who travels the world to uncover the best cooking schools on five continents and brings along a host of her foodie and actor friends to sharpen their skills.
2009 Johnny Colt: At Full Volume Travel Channel Travel series by Johnny Colt in Thailand.
2010 Brew Masters Discovery Channel A docu-business following maverick Craft brewing Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Brewery, who travels far and wide for inspiration for new brews while dealing with the trials of running a successful small business in America.
2011 Dance the World Travel Channel A docu-special that follows classically trained dancer Jaycee Gossett to Brazil, where she attempts to learn to samba in time to participate in Carnival.
2011 The Wild Within Travel Channel An adventure travel series following author/outdoorsman Steven Rinella around the world on his quest to explore the ancestral human pursuit of hunting and gathering in the wild.
2011 – 2013 The Layover Travel Channel A high-octane travel series that follows Anthony Bourdain to cities around the world as he gives you the inside skinny on where to eat, drink, and what to experience on a 24-hour layover.
2011 – present MeatEater Sportsman Channel Take a walk on the wild side with author/hunter/outdoorsman Steven Rinella as cliffs, claws, and the culinary arts come crashing together on a nail-biting outdoor adventure.
2012 Extra Virgin Cooking Channel Actress Debi Mazar and her Italian husband Gabriele Corcos invite the viewer inside their home as they share their tremendous passion for Tuscan cuisine and each other in thirteen half-hour episodes.
2012 Hawaii Air Rescue The Weather Channel A 6-part docu-business following the crew of Hawaii Life Flight, the only air ambulance service on the Hawaiian Islands, whose race against time and the elements saves lives every day.
2012 Married with Dishes Cooking Channel A special documenting Queens, NY-based chef Tamara Reynolds and her husband Karl as they take their deliciously homegrown Sunday Night Dinners on the road.
2012 Meat Men Food Network Pat LaFrieda runs a renowned meat empire with his cranky dad, Pat Sr., and his smooth-talking cousin, Mark Pastore. This docu-business series goes behind the scenes of their family-run business for a high-"steaks" ride with a side of humor, served medium rare.
2012 – present The Mind of a Chef PBS / Facebook Watch The Emmy and James Beard Award-winning series that consistently and fearlessly breaks down the barriers between a chef and their creative process, having a ton of fun along the way.
2013 – 2018 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown CNN Author and veteran traveler, Anthony Bourdain, tackles new and more challenging locations as he explores every corner of the globe, seeks out memorable personalities and the places that help define the international cultural landscape. As always, the food is only the first glimpse of a wider view of how people live their lives in faraway lands and unfamiliar territories.
2013 – present The Getaway Esquire Network A gritty, insiders travel series where multiple celebrities, all with a unique perspective on a particular location, unleash an unpredictable story about a place, its people, and their culture in only 36 to 48 hours.
2014 – present The Hunt With John Walsh CNN John Walsh, the iconic soldier for justice known from his years on America's Most Wanted, returns to take up the torch for the capture of America's, and the world's, most critical fugitives. Using a compelling new storytelling approach and a deep understanding of the criminal world, Walsh sounds the call with a powerful and urgent voice.
2015 – Present Apex Predator Sportsman Channel Audiences join Remi Warren on a quest to become a better hunter through learning directly from nature. Along the way, he meets with experts and professionals to learn about animals and their adaptations, designs tests and trials to emulate primal hunting tactics, and challenges himself to grueling and intense hunts-animal style.
2015 I'll Have What Phil's Having PBS A one-hour travel series that follows Philip Rosenthal, the award-winning creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, around the United States as he eats his way through his fear of new things.
2018 – Present Somebody Feed Phil Netflix A one-hour travel series that follows Phil Rosenthal, the award-winning creator of Everybody Loves Raymond, around the globe as he eats his way through all the great food cultures.
2018 – Present Rotten (TV series) Netflix Local farming is fading as profit margins decide what food makes it to our plates. The Netflix Original documentary series Rotten exposes the fraud, corruption, and the consequences on our health of today's global food industry. Nobody's hands are clean.
2018 – Present Christiane Amanpour:Sex and Love Around The World CNN An immersive, 6 part documentary series hosted by Christiane Amanpour that takes viewers into the bedrooms and minds of women and men to explore how love, intimacy and relationships are changing in an increasingly complex and tangled world.
2018 – Present Elvis Goes There Epix Elvis Mitchell hits the road next for a new Epix docuseries. Elvis Goes There features the veteran journalist traveling with A-list filmmakers and actors to places of inspiration around the world, exploring how each location shaped their work and identity.
2018 – Present In Pursuit with John Walsh Investigation Discovery Investigation Discovery and John Walsh track down the nations most wanted criminals in the real-time investigation series.
2018 – Present My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman Netflix The series consists of interviews by David Letterman with one guest per episode both inside and outside a studio setting.


Year Title Description
2016 Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent A biography of Jeremiah Tower, celebrated chef of Chez Panisse and Stars restaurants. Directed by Lydia Tenaglia and executive produced by Anthony Bourdain
2017 Wasted! The Story Of Food Waste A documentary collaboration of The Rockefeller Foundation, Zero Point Zero Films and Anthony Bourdain. Starring Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, it demonstrates maximizing use of ingredients, transforming scraps and rejects into dishes to create a sustainable food system. The film also features several food waste reduction stories, including pigs farming in Japan, a disposal program in South Korea, and garden education in New Orleans.
2017 Fermented Chefs Edward Lee, Stuart Brioza, Dominique Crenn and Chad Robertson, and brewers Nick Floyd and Sandor Katz explore fermentation in modern cooking.
2018 Stars In The Sky This documentary is an examination of the lives and minds of hunters in America that opens the door to an honest exploration of the controversies, emotions, and traditions that are inherent to this most primal human activity.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Anthony Bourdain at the 73rd Annual Peabody Awards


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