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June 16, 2009

EMMY®-WINNING COMEDY SERIES ENTOURAGE RETURNS FOR ITS SIXTH SEASON JULY 12, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO When season five of ENTOURAGE ended last year, Vince was on the verge of ending a prolonged career slump, thanks to an offer to star in Martin Scorseseʼs next movie. Now, with “Gatsby” about to open, heʼs a hot property once again – but is it time for the rest of the crew to finally step out of his shadow? The Emmy®-winning HBO comedy series ENTOURAGE kicks off its 12-episode sixth season SUNDAY, JULY 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) at its new time, with episodes debuting immediately following episodes of the new HBO comedy series “Hung.” From executive producer and creator Doug Ellin, and executive producers Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Denis Biggs, Rob Weiss and Ally Musika, ENTOURAGE draws on the experiences of industry insiders, and stars Adrian Grenier as Vince, who is enjoying life in the limelight as a hot young actor; Kevin Connolly as Eric, Vinceʼs manager, who is considering moving into his own place; Kevin Dillon as Vinceʼs halfbrother Drama, whose own career has been eclipsed by Vinceʼs success; Jerry Ferrara as Turtle, the least savvy of the group, whoʼs now in a relationship with actress JamieLynn Sigler; and Golden Globe® and three-time Emmy® winner Jeremy Piven as Ari, who serves as Vinceʼs aggressive, high-powered agent. Also featured on the new episodes of ENTOURAGE are series regulars Perrey Reeves as the long-suffering Mrs. Ari; Rex Lee as Ariʼs long-suffering assistant Lloyd,

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whoʼs seeking a promotion; Gary Cole as Andrew Klein, Ariʼs former mentor and new partner; and Emmanuelle Chriqui as Sloan, Ericʼs on-again, off-again girlfriend. Returning guest stars include Jamie-Lynn Sigler as herself; Beverly DʼAngelo as Ariʼs other partner Babs; Debi Mazar as Vinceʼs publicist Shauna; and Bow Wow as Charlie, Ericʼs client. Celebrities appearing as themselves in cameos include Tom Brady, Ed Burns, Zac Efron, 50 Cent, Jay Leno, Steve Nash, David Schwimmer and Mark Wahlberg. Julyʼs episodes: Episode #67: “Drive” Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 12 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) Other HBO playdates: July 12 (12:30 a.m.), 14 (11:00 p.m.), 15 (3:05 a.m.), 16 (10:30 p.m.) and 23 (10:15 p.m.) HBO2 playdates: July 13 (9:00 p.m.), 17 (4:30 a.m.), 18 (1:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.) and 28 (8:30 p.m.) Vince (Adrian Grenier) is back in the fast lane, preparing for his driving test and an appearance with Jay Leno to promote the premiere of his new movie “Gatsby,” directed by Martin Scorsese. Meanwhile, with a nudge from Sloan (Emmanuelle Chriqui), Eric (Kevin Connolly) considers moving into his own house, but worries about the impact on Vince and the gang. Looking for career advancement, Lloyd (Rex Lee) confronts Ari (Jeremy Piven) with an ultimatum, which Ari counters with a proposition of his own. Written by Doug Ellin; directed by Mark Mylod. Episode #68: “Amongst Friends” Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 19 (10:30-11:00 p.m.) Other HBO playdates: July 19 (12:30 a.m.), 21 (11:00 p.m.), 22 (2:25 a.m.), 23 (10:45 p.m.) and 30 (10:00 p.m.) HBO2 playdates: July 20 (9:00 p.m.), 24 (3:30 a.m.), 25 (2:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m.) and

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28 (9:00 p.m.) Eric invites Sloan to Vince’s premiere, but just “as friends.” Ari arranges a friend date between Mrs. Ari (Perry Reeves) and Andrew’s wife (Jami Gertz), but his new partner’s actions threaten to foil Ari’s plans. Meanwhile, Lloyd goes on a crash diet per Ari’s demand. And Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) makes his red-carpet debut with Jamie-Lynn on his arm. Written by Ally Musika; directed Mark Mylod. Episode #69: “One Car, Two Car, Red Car, Blue Car” Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 26 (10:30-11:00 p.m.) Other HBO playdates: July 26 (12:30 a.m.), 28 (11:00 p.m.), 29 (2:00 a.m.) and 30 (10:30 p.m.) HBO2 playdates: July 27 (9:00 p.m.), 28 (9:30 p.m.) and 31 (1:45 a.m.) Turtle contemplates his future career path, and seeks out Ari for advice. Meanwhile, Eric gets nervous about Charlie’s (Bow Wow) pilot after getting some unsolicited feedback from his new fling. Written by Doug Ellin; directed by Mark Mylod. In September 2008, Jeremy Piven received an Emmy® for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, his third win in a row in the category. He also won his first Golden Globe® in 2008. ENTOURAGE was created by Doug Ellin; executive producers, Mark Wahlberg, Doug Ellin, Stephen Levinson, Denis Biggs, Rob Weiss and Ally Musika; co-executive producer, Mark Mylod; producers, Wayne Carmona and Lori Jo Nemhauser. ###


				
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