Television: Land of the Freeloaders

A hot new Hollywood star and his hangers-on are the subjects of an unusually lightweight HBO sitcom

A few of us have the talent or luck to become rock stars, billionaires or Presidents. The rest of us can only hope to be the cousin of the rock star, the best friend of the billionaire, the embarrassing sibling of the President.

Hanger-on-dom, that more attainable yet rarely celebrated dream, is the subject of HBO's summer sitcom Entourage (Sundays, 10 p.m. E.T.). Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier) is a hot young actor who has just opened a blockbuster thriller. But the title refers to the homeboys from Queens--including his unofficial manager Eric (Kevin Connolly) and chucklehead pal Turtle (Jerry Ferrara)--who...

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