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 Malcom Forbes presents the success story of the publisher and sole owner of Forbes magazine. An avid motorcyclist and balloonist, the millionaire indulged himself in great art, enjoyed the company of celebrities, and made and spent money with passion. Other programs in the series include Robert Mondavi, Phillip Knight, Richard Branson, Gordon Wu, Niki Lauda, Dr. Stanley Ho, and more.