Credit: HBO

Us Rating: ***

Air Date: Sunday 10/2

The hip and breezy comedy, about a diverse bunch of friends striving for success in NYC's fashion biz, returns. In the season 2 opener, good guy Ben (Bryan Greenberg) frets over his new line, smokes some pot -- and gets hilariously paranoid! Actually, this scrappier version of Entourage is less a laugh parade than an amusing and vicarious ride. But the characters, including Luis Guzman as a goof who dreams of his own power beverage, are delightfully colorful. (HBO, 10:30 P.M.)