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
One man on the way down while four friends party it up. (season 3, part 2)
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Did You Know?
Ari Gold's "Let's hug it out, bitch" was ranked #6 in TV Guide's list of "TV's 20 Top Catchphrases" (21-27 August 2005 issue). Creator John Koch claims that he doesn't know where the line originated. In one of Piven's previous TV shows, Cupid
(1998), his character is seen in a limousine yelling, "That's right good citizens, it's International Hug a Stranger Day! It's time to hug it out, you little freak!" See more
In the opening credit sequence, the shot with Adrian Grenier's name has been flipped. His name appears normal while the lettering of the other signs is backwards. See more
Let's hug it out, bitch.