Marcus Lemonis is back doing what he does best: making money and helping others do the same in The Profit, returning at 10 p.m. Tuesday on CNBC.
The Miami-raised businessman, who graduated from Christopher Columbus High School, is not only the chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises but also a problem solver on the reality series. So far, Lemonis has invested more than $7 million of his personal money (and time) to more than 20 businesses featured on the show. In each episode, Lemonis makes an offer impossible to refuse: his cash for a piece of the business. Translation: He’s boss.
Though no South Florida companies are spotlighted in the new season, last year the 40-year-old helped struggling Key West Key Lime Pie Co. bakery, which, owners say, put them on the map.
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Miss the old days of Seinfeld? Well, if you head to the 29th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, you may get to meet the man who played perpetually unemployed, loveable loser George Costanza. The fest opens Nov. 7 with Lucky Stiff, Jason Alexander’s latest movie, a musical comedy. The actor will appear at FLIFF’s new venue, the newly remodeled Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
Lucky Stiff is based on the 1988 Off-Broadway farce about a shoe salesman who will inherit $6 million if he can fulfill his dying uncle’s wish of traveling to Monte Carlo.
Unlike George, Alexander, 55, will also get some serious appreciation at the festival: a career achievement award.
For more information and tickets, call 954-525-3456 or visit FLIFF.com.