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How to Make It in America

Season 2 2011

  • 2011-10-03T04:00:00+02:00 on HBO
  • 30 mins
  • 3 hours, 45 mins (8 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy, Drama

Entourage masterminds Stephen Levinson and Mark Wahlberg are behind this HBO project about two up-and-comers in their 20's living in New York City. This pair of industrious friends hustle their way to success, striving to achieve the American dream.

8 episodes

2x01 I'm Good

  • Season Premiere

    2011-10-03T04:00:00+02:00 — 29 mins

Ben and Cam look for a way to market their CRISP attire in New York after a promising debut in Tokyo. Meanwhile, Rene's new Rasta Monsta billboard is a hit with everyone except his girlfriend; and Rachel returns from a soul-searching trip abroad, but she's still not over Ben.

2x02 In or Out

  • 2011-10-10T04:00:00+02:00 — 28 mins

Ben and Cam are stuck between two sales reps and a hard place; Rene leans on a client; Rachel lands a new job at Biscuit magazine, and lights up with Domingo.

2x03 Money, Power, Private School

  • 2011-10-17T04:00:00+02:00 — 29 mins

CRISP lands a promising but unpaid gig; Rachel gives Ben a lavish gift; Cam raises money for a river-view apartment; Rene shoots a Rasta Monsta viral video.

2x04 It's Not Even Like That

  • 2011-10-24T04:00:00+02:00 — 28 mins

Ben and Rachel's platonic friendship is tested; Cam scores a plum location for CRISP shoot; Renee collects debt.

2x05 Mofongo

  • 2011-10-31T03:00:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Ben and Cam charm two young out-of-towners; Rene tries to make amends with Debbie; Rachel goes from lost to alive in a single day.

2x06 I'm Sorry, Who's Yosi?

  • 2011-11-07T04:00:00+01:00 — 28 mins

Ben senses a conflict of interest when Nancy sets CRISP up with a manufacturer named Yosi. Determined to bring some spice to Biscuit, Rachel disregards her boss and pursues an edgy lead. The Feds catch up with Kapo, Lulu warns Cam against selling out and Rasta Monsta incites the ire of the East Flatbush Caribbean League.

2x07 The Friction

  • 2011-11-14T04:00:00+01:00 — 27 mins

Ben and Cam debate CRISP's future; Rene tracks down the origin of the Rasta Monsta tincture; Rachel celebrates a setback.

2x08 What's in a Name?

  • 2011-11-21T04:00:00+01:00 — 29 mins

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 going to jail.