How to Make It in America (2010– )

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"How to Make It in America" follows two enterprising Brooklyn twenty somethings as they hustle their way through New York City... See full synopsis »

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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)
Edgar Garcia ...
 Eddie (14 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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"How to Make It in America" follows two enterprising Brooklyn twenty somethings as they hustle their way through New York City... See full synopsis »

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Very promising!
7 September 2010 | by (Timisoara, Romania) – See all my reviews

I saw a few adverts about the series and decided 'what the heck!'. After watching the 8 episodes from the 1st season I really have to say I'm impressed. I'd say that the storyline is rather excellent for a comedy-drama series.

Having most of the "Entourage" crew behind it, it might just be a success, and if they try hard enough, I can see a future for this show, no doubt about that! The story is great! Combining street thugs, ex-cons, high-life, 'not-so-high-life', hood-mentality, etc. showing the struggle to get to the top in a country where there's enough possibilities for everyone, but also bringing some comedy into it.

Unfortunately 8 episodes are too few to get a good idea about what's about to happen, but the characters and the action portray real-life close enough just to make it believable. That's a good enough reason to want to watch the first season of the show, but it made me want to see the 2nd season as well.

You're never sure what's going to happen next. I'd say it was worth my time watching it.


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