Synopsis by Sally Barber
Tycoons is a 13-part series chronicling the achievements of some of the most ambitious and driven entrepreneurs of the modern world. The biographies provide a personal look at the moguls at work and play, and interacting with their families and friends. The program Dr. Stanley Ho presents the rags-to-riches success story of this casino tycoon who built a gambling empire. The Hong Kong native's colorful rise to power, his glitzy, adventuresome life, and ability to land on his feet in the face of adversity have been celebrated in many popular movies and books. Other programs in the series include Robert Mondavi, Phillip Knight, Richard Branson, Gordon Wu, Anita Roddick, Karl Lagerfeld, and more.