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The Girlfriend Experience 

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Series (2016– )
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Anthology television series based on Steven Soderbergh's "The Girlfriend Experience."
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Series cast summary:
Riley Keough ...  Christine Reade 13 episodes, 2016
Paul Sparks ...  David Tellis 12 episodes, 2016
Mary Lynn Rajskub ...  Erin Roberts 10 episodes, 2016
Briony Glassco ...  Susan King 10 episodes, 2016
Tobi Bamtefa ...  Brett 10 episodes, 2021
Daniel Betts ...  Rupert 10 episodes, 2021
Frank Dillane ...  Christophe 10 episodes, 2021
Julia Goldani Telles ...  Iris 10 episodes, 2021
Armin Karima ...  Hiram 10 episodes, 2021
Oliver Masucci ...  Georges Verhoeven 10 episodes, 2021
Jemima Rooper ...  Leanne 10 episodes, 2021
Sabryn Rock ...  Kayla Boden 9 episodes, 2016
Bill Lake ...  Carson Lewis 9 episodes, 2016
Trevor Hayes Trevor Hayes ...  Dennis Masterson 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Aidan Devine ...  Martin Bayley 8 episodes, 2016
Drew Nelson ...  Jim Kinsler / ... 8 episodes, 2016-2017
Carmen Ejogo ...  Bria Jones 7 episodes, 2017
Anna Friel ...  Erica Myles 7 episodes, 2017
Tunde Adebimpe ...  Ian Olsen 7 episodes, 2017
Louisa Krause ...  Anna Greenwald 7 episodes, 2017
Morgan Davies ...  Kayla 7 episodes, 2017
Frances Lee McCain ...  Sandra 7 episodes, 2017
Oliver Becker ...  Alan Zuker 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Michael Therriault ...  Skip Hadderly 7 episodes, 2016
Sugith Varughese ...  Tariq Barr 7 episodes, 2016
Emily Piggford ...  Sandra Fuchs / ... 7 episodes, 2016-2017
Kate Hewlett ...  Sarah 6 episodes, 2016
Aidan Cheng ...  Maurus 6 episodes, 2021
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Based on Steven Soderbergh's 2009 movie of the same title, this anthology series is set in Washington DC in the days leading up to the presidential election and centers on a high-end NYC escort, Christine (Riley Keough), who offers clients "the girlfriend experience" while leading a double life as a young attorney in training. Written by BeachGirl Oz

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It's personal.

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Producer Steven Soderbergh, who also directed the movie of which the show is inspired by, wanted to approach the making of the show as a creative experiment, so he proposed a male/female filmmaker duo which hadn't worked together before, in this case Lodge Kerrigan and Amy Seimetz, to write and direct season 1. Both Kerrigan and Seimetz talked later about the difficulty of the experience, so it wasn't a surprise when season 2 presented a two-story structure where said stories were completely independent, each one written and directed by the directors on their own. For season 3, however, which was greenlight a year an a half after the finale of season 2, Soderbergh seemed to have forgone the experiment approach, because he just hired Anja Marquardt to do 10 episodes. See more »

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Version of The Girlfriend Experience (2009) See more »

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Pretty Good
11 April 2016 | by ramvelecSee all my reviews

So far I have watched 3 episodes. It was an alluring title which piqued my interest. So far it has been a satisfactory experience. I consider myself more of an intellectual instead of a sexual person, but I like depth in programs where I can learn something regardless of its subject matter. There seems a sense of emptiness in the mens lives who hire the girlfriend experience, and they are looking for some form of happiness but the vibe I get is after meaningless stranger sex and having wasted a lot of money they might feel even more empty afterwards, because the experience is fake and she has many other "boyfriends". There is another good lesson to learn, that it is unwise to trust anyone or let anyone live in your house or else they will steal the money from your drawer, it reinforces the principle in my mind that No Good Deed Goes Unpunished and Don't Trust Anybody. I look forward to watching the succeeding episodes.


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English | French

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10 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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