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Premiere May 6, 2018
Finale August 18, 2019
Creator Stephanie Danler
Based on the novel by
Stephanie Danler
Network Starz
Style 30-minute drama
Company Sleeping Indian, Inc.,
Plan B Entertainment
Seasons 2
Episodes 14
Origin USA

Based on Stephanie Danler's best-selling 2016 book, Sweetbitter follows 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring yet punishing life she has stumbled upon. It is a story of a young woman's coming of age, set against the rich and grimy backdrop of exclusive restaurants, evoking the possibility, beauty and fragility of being young and adrift.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Ella Purnell Tess * *
Tom Sturridge Jake * *
Caitlin Fitzgerald Simone * *
Evan Jonigkeit Will * *
Eden Epstein Ari * *
Jasmine Mathews Heather * *
Daniyar Sasha * *
Paul Sparks Howard * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One May 6, 2018 June 10, 2018 6
Season Two July 14, 2019 August 18, 2019 8


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