Last month, the television industry lost a legendary executive and producer, Fred Silverman. He was my friend and former boss at ABC and NBC. With him, I was a part of TV history. Here is the Fred I knew, loved and occasionally feared when he was in one of his testy moods. I am sending this on President’s Day as he was my CEO.

  I once had the privilege, pain and precarious position of being Fred Silverman’s right-hand man at NBC back in the heyday of network television when I was Vice President, Assistant to the President, who was then the TV programming wunderkind himself. Before that, I worked with Fred at ABC, where I was Director of PR. Here’s how my occasionally More...

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By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Strong economy, trade deals, deregulation highlight 2020 SOTU Address

By Carlo Barbieri President Donald Trump used dynamic, kind and vigorous verbal communication in the United States of America during his 2020 State of the Union Address this past Tuesday night. Spotlighting the More...

By onlinek On Thursday, February 6th, 2020
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La Boulangerie Boul’Mich ® — French Artisanal Bakery and Café with Latin Twist — Opens Sixth South Florida Location, Its First in Palm Beach County

Focused on a strategic growth plan, the Miami-based La Boulangerie Boul’Mich ®  expands to Palm Beach County with the opening of its sixth location this week at Town Center at Boca Raton. The French artisanal More...

By onlinek On Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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Community To Recognize South Florida Physicians & Medical Professionals on National Doctors Day

  Nominations Are Open to the Public   Rotary Club Downtown Boca Raton (RCDBR) once again revs up community celebration of the area’s top Medical Professionals on “National Doctors Day” (HYD) at More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
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USA – New Show of Success

By Carlo Barbieri Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross released the fourth quarter report and the closing of the year 2019 last week. Real growth for the year reached 2.1% in the fourth quarter and 2.3% for the entire More...

By onlinet On Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Was there SUN at SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL? It was more SNOWDANCE, but still FUNDANCE!

PARK CITY, UTAH.–It was cold, crowded and crawling with film buffs once again at Sundance Film Festival.  Occasional snowflake flurries were hardly noticed.  Same with the snow-covered mountains surrounding More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
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Democratic presidential hopefuls display unique type of tenacity – second of 2 parts

By Carlo Barbieri Second of 2 parts This year, that trek for Democratic hopefuls is particularly high. Incumbent President Donald Trump is a formidable opponent. While he has been the target of extensive criticism, More...

By onlinek On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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FAU Presents a Brazilian Carnivale

Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters has announced its first annual Culture, Arts and Society Today Party as a fundraiser for student scholarships. The event will have a More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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Democrats eying presidency polish their presence for primaries

By Carlo Barbieri First of 2 parts A field of two dozen or more Democrats of mixed attributes and attitudes – but all opposed to the actions and viewpoints of President Donald J. Trump – took to the hustings More...

By onlinet On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Is There a Peloton That Not Only Flattens Your Stomach, But Widens Your Winks to Attractive Women?

Remember that “you’ve got mail” sound effect back to the early days of America Online (AOL) that would make you crow or cringe each morning? Well now the uplifting message is “you’ve got winks,” that More...