Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

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 Eric Murphy (96 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Vincent Chase (96 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Johnny 'Drama' Chase (96 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Turtle (96 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Ari Gold (96 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Lloyd / ... (79 episodes, 2005-2011)
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 Mrs. Ari (74 episodes, 2004-2011)
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 Shauna (50 episodes, 2004-2011)
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In this sitcom, the suddenly risen film star Vince Chase, a 'jeune premier' of humble origins, learns the ropes of the business and the high-profile world of the wealthy happy few in and around Hollywood, but not alone: he brings from his native New York his atypical 'entourage (hence the title), not glitterati or professionals but a close circle of friends since childhood, and his professional agent finds they often make his job harder as the Queens boys not only sponge on the star but also have his ear, so Vince is much harder to counsel. Vince chooses his friend from home Eric as his manager, and LA professional Ari Gold as his agent. Over the course of the Series, they progress from kids from Queens, to actors, to producers and chase the funding and support to try to make the perfect movie for Vincent. Written by KGF Vissers

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During a US Comedy Arts Festival panel discussion, host 'Elvis Mitchell' asks series creator Doug Ellin about characters based on actual people. Doug states that "Billy Walsh" is based on executive producer Rob Weiss who directed only one film Amongst Friends (1993). When asked about "Harvey Weingard" being based on Harvey Weinstein, Doug appears to be uneasy and says: "I thought we weren't gonna talk about this." Then regarding the actor playing Weingard - Maury Chaykin - Doug adds: "I don't know who he's basing that on." See more »

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Seasons 1 and 2 pizza sign is blank, season 3 it is reversed season 4 forward it is "normal". However Pepsi logo ATM and light beer sign remain flipped all seasons. See more »

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Ari Gold: I didn't go to the Lakers game because they were playing the fucking Bobcats. And I came here today because I thought this was a session on how my wife could learn to communicate, how to answer a question without a question, basic Humanity 101, which I thought, given your wall of fucking diplomas, you could easily fix, or if you couldn't, you could give her a pill that would either fix it or make her a mute. But now, to turn around and gang up on me? I have work to do. I have hundreds of ...
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13 September 2004 | by (VT) – See all my reviews

With a full season now out of the way, as a whole, I am definitely impressed with what I've seen over the last 8 weeks. I like all five of the main characters and believe all the actors to have done a good job at portraying these guys. A special nod, of course, goes out to Piven for what he's done with Ari and the same for Kevin Dillon as Drama. I realize a lot of people don't buy Grenier as 'Vinny' (to quote Ari), but I think he plays him well. Same with Ferrara as Turtle. This guy may act like a loud-mouth goof ball most of the time he's in front of the camera, but I definitely see Queens coming from him. And then there's Eric, the "cynic" of the group. He may be cynical, but he's also very practical and seems to be the sole reason that things haven't fallen apart up at the mansion. He keeps them all in line and makes the decisions for Vince. A very cool character indeed.

Doug Ellin, a guy I had never heard of before this show came on, along with Larry Charles, formally of Seinfeld, both write the lights out in this one and deserve much of the credit for its ability to appeal. I will admit that during the early trailers I was bit skeptical, but am now a definite fan. Good writing equals greater success.


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