ABC'S "LIFE OF LUXURY" FEATURES HOLLYWOOD INSIDER JACKIE COLLINS,
RAPPER BOW WOW, SKATEBOARD CZAR TONY HAWK, THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE
HONEYMOON GETAWAYS, AND ON THE TOWN WITH CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER
"Episode 204" - Host George Hamilton shares the scoop with legendary Hollywood insider and novelist Jackie Collins, gets a look at the phat life with hip hop mogul (and 17-year-old) Bow Wow and visits skate board czar Tony Hawk's palatial hideaway. Also in this edition: How the mega-rich customize their private planes, the world's most expensive places to honeymoon, sophisticated soiries
-- including Cedric The Entertainer's really big 4-0 bash -- and a masked ball in Venice where they party like it's 1699, on "Life of Luxury," MONDAY, DECEMBER 13 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on ABC.
"Episode 204" highlights:
**Mega-bestselling novelist Jackie Collins takes George inside her Beverly Hills mansion and shares the secrets of her rise to fame and the inspirations for her novels.
**Seventeen-year-old rapper, actor and businessman Bow Wow takes George into his bling bling world, including the palatial home in Atlanta he shares with his mother that features game rooms only a teenager could dream of. Plus he gets the car of anyone's dreams delivered -- a $200,000 Ferrari.
**Top skateboarder Tony Hawk, head of a quarter-billion-dollar sports/business/video games empire, at home in San Diego, where he has built the ultimate bachelor pad.
**The world's most expensive honeymoon getaways, including Turtle Island, where Nick and Jessica and Trista and Ryan celebrated their nuptials.
**Private jets, and how the |ber-rich "pimp their rides" with everything from solid gold bathroom fixtures to original art and flat-screen TVs.
**George celebrates Cedric the Entertainer's big 40th birthday at the exclusive L.A. restaurant, Pearl, where the festivities included a $5,000 throne-shaped cake.
**Behind-the-scenes at the Doge's Ball in Venice, a 300-year-old tradition where the elite of Europe don masks and exquisite gowns to dance in a 15th century palazzo on the Grand Canal.
Also featured will be the "other Donald," real estate mogul Don Soffer, who has built an empire of exclusive homes across the country; Canadian clothing king Peter Nygard's Mayan paradise -- his private 22-bedroom, 38-bath getaway in the Bahamas; and the rags-to-riches tale of hairstylist John Barrett, who styles some of Hollywood's biggest names in his ultra exclusive salon atop Bergdorf Goodman's in New York.
"Life of Luxury" is from Andy Friendly Productions. Andy Friendly is executive producer and Krysia Plonka is co-executive producer. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.