How to Make It in America

How to Make It in America follows two enterprising Brooklyn twentysomethings as they hustle their way through New York City, determined to achieve the American Dream. Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of Cam's cousin Rene, who is trying to market his own high-energy drink, and their well-connected friend Domingo, the burgeoning entrepreneurs set out to make it big, encountering obstacles along the way that will require all their ingenuity to overcome.

Show Info

Airs on: United States HBO (2010 - 2011)
Runtime: 30 minutes
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Comedy
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes
Created by: Ian Edelman

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Previous Episode

What's in a Name?

Episode 2x08; Nov 20, 2011

In the second-season finale, Ben wonders how to rescue CRISP and his friendship with Cam. Meanwhile, Domingo and Cam launch a PR blitz to clean up Rasta Monsta's image; Rachel seeks advice from a former mentor; and Kaplan parties one more time before

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x08: What's in a Name?Nov 20, 2011
2x07: The FrictionNov 13, 2011
2x06: I'm Sorry, Who's Yosi?Nov 6, 2011
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