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How to Make It in America 

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A group of 20 somethings living in New York City. Ben and Cameron work on starting a fashion company, while enjoying their lives in the greatest city in the world.

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Series cast summary:
Bryan Greenberg ...  Ben Epstein 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Victor Rasuk ...  Cameron 'Cam' Calderon 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Lake Bell ...  Rachel Chapman 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Eddie Kaye Thomas ...  David 'Kappo' Kaplan 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Kid Cudi ...  Domingo Brown 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Luis Guzmán ...  Rene Calderon 16 episodes, 2010-2011
Edgar Garcia Edgar Garcia ...  Eddie 15 episodes, 2010-2011
Michael Imperiale Michael Imperiale ...  Mike 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Tuffy Questell ...  Jabar 14 episodes, 2010-2011
Shannyn Sossamon ...  Gingy Wu 8 episodes, 2010
Gina Gershon ...  Nancy Frankenburg 7 episodes, 2011
James Ransone ...  Tim 7 episodes, 2010-2011
Andrea Navedo ...  Debbie Dominguez 7 episodes, 2011
Nicole LaLiberte ...  Lulu 7 episodes, 2011
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A group of 20 somethings living in New York City. Ben and Cameron work on starting a fashion company, while enjoying their lives in the greatest city in the world.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buscarse la vida en América See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Referenced in Conan: The Fluffer of Seville (2011) See more »

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I Need A Dollar
Written and Performed by Aloe Blacc
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Kinda inspiring
21 March 2010 | by jadalla87See all my reviews

This is no Antoine Fisher or something that will heavily influence you. It ain't garbage either. In fact, from the first 10 minutes of the pilot it slowly started to grow on to me. The whole idea of having characters that might reflect you or someone you know in real life is what makes this show so great. You have the successful friend with a lot of money who has no friends, and tries to buy friendship. You have the friend who insists all the time and has no real etiquette but is damn street smart and knows how to make a living despite lack of degree. I guess what I love about this show is it really gives you a push of motivation and inspiration to do something with your life. Don't expect the world from 'HTMIINA', but please give it justice by enjoying what the actual point of this show is about. I see it starting a lot stronger than how entourage started its first season. Bottom line is this show is great and Greenbergs half stressed half homie character is perfect!


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