E! ANNOUNCES NEW TRAVEL SERIES "PARTY ON" TAKING VIEWERS TO THE WORLD'S MOST GLAMOROUS DESTINATIONS AND A-LIST VACATION HOTSPOTS
Host Jacqueline M. Wood Will Spend 48 Hours Exploring the Amazing Cities, Spectacular Parties and Beautiful People of Each Fabulous Sun-Drenched Location
Los Angeles, CA, August 22, 2013 - E! is traveling the globe in the new eight episode half-hour series "Party On," which heads to exclusive resorts and gorgeous beaches around the world to soak up the local party scene. Hosted by Emmy-nominated "Bold and the Beautiful" actress and singer Jacqueline M. Wood, each episode will focus on one glamorous location where Jacqui will spend 48 hours checking out the incredible vistas, tasting the delectable cocktails and cuisine, and trying out the often extreme activities that make each destination one-of-a-kind. Along the way, Jacqui will meet celebrities, jetsetters and local legends who will join her two-day adventure and keep the party going as she experiences the best of the best of each hotspot. The new weekly series "Party On" will debut late 2013 on E!
"'Party On' is a bold, fun VIP tour of the most sparkling party destinations on the planet," said Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President, Programming & Development, E! "We are excited to take viewers around the globe and behind the velvet ropes for fun in the sun at only the hottest, most elite vacation locales."
"Party On" will first head to the Mediterranean and Adriatic, where the show will visit numerous ports of call, including:
· the Croatian island of Hvar, said to be "the sunniest spot in all of Europe," and where Prince Harry likes to party;
· the legendary celebrity Greek island hotspot of Mykonos, known for its cosmopolitan nightlife and the massive influx of international celebrities each summer;
· Sardinia's beautiful Costa Smerelda, also known as "millionaire's playground;"
· St. Tropez, known for its topless beaches and endless nightlife;
· Marrakech, Morocco, where cultures converge in a cacophony of sights and sounds on the Northern coast of Africa,
· the vibrant city of Istanbul, Turkey where layers of history unfold at every street corner,
· and Europe's most famous party Island - Ibiza!
Each episode will bring viewers a partier's-eye-view of these sexy VIP vacation hubs filled with swimsuit-clad celebrities, popular local personalities and holiday makers who know these exotic destinations inside and out, and offer an all access pass to the best parties in town. And with Jacqui connecting to fans all over the world via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, the party will go global with exciting interactivity that will keep viewers in the middle of the action.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is best known to American audiences for her Emmy-nominated role as Steffy Forrester on the long-running daytime drama "The Bold and The Beautiful." She appeared in the Disney XD original film "Skyrunners," co-starred in the Warner Bros. hit, "Final Destination 5," and was most recently seen as the lead in the Lifetime film, "Her Husband's Betrayal." Jacqueline's guest credits include the hit series, "Arrow." She is also an accomplished singer, whose first album is due out soon.
"Party On" is made by BAFTA award-winning production company Monkey Kingdom, part of NBCUniversal Television Production, and will be executive produced by David Granger, Will Macdonald and Daniel Marlowe.
Monkey Managing Director, David Granger, said: "We love the ambition that everyone at E! has for the show and are thrilled to be working with them. Jacqui is a brilliant host and we all see a wonderful opportunity to produce something very new and different given the high end glamour and sun soaked mischief that Europe has to offer."
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