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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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2011   2010  
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 Ben Epstein (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Cameron 'Cam' Calderon (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Rachel Chapman (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 David 'Kappo' Kaplan (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Domingo Brown (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Rene Calderon (16 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Eddie (15 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Mike (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Jabar (14 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Gingy Wu (8 episodes, 2010)
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 Nancy Frankenburg (7 episodes, 2011)
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 Tim (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Debbie Dominguez (7 episodes, 2011)
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 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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14 February 2010 (USA)  »

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Buscarse la vida en América  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The opening title sequence was created by Isaac Lobe and directing duo Josh & Xander. The theme song, "I Need a Dollar", was performed by Ã'loe Blacc. It was shot in New York City, the sequence comprises a video and photography montage, bringing together the show's underlying themes of "grit, hunger, ambition, the multicultural whirl of New York and the culture-transcending pursuit of the almighty dollar" See more »

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Referenced in Conan: The Day the Proofradar Quit (2011) See more »

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I Need A Dollar
Written and Performed by Aloe Blacc
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It's NOT Entourage - But it IS a great show!
9 March 2010 | by (Frankfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

Yes, Mark Wahlberg is executive producer on this show and yes, the show runs on HBO. Yes it's about 30-something guys that happen to like to party and try to make a living. Still this show is not like Entourage. It's as different as NYC and L.A. are. Entourage is about glamour, money and Hollywood. HMIA is about the big city life, it's about the Big Apple, about young people trying to achieve something. It's more "down to earth" than Entourage and not as spectacular at first. The pacing is much slower and you have less sex, models and rock'n roll. But you DO have a great cast, authentic people in the most realistic capture of young adults living in Manhattan. It's a love letter to the city and the people who live there. It's a great show with likable characters, great dialogue, great cinematography and good and witty humor. This is like Sex and the City for guys. But less superficial. I really dig this show. Let's hope HBO does too!


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