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Necessary Roughness


Posted 11.20.2013 | TV

"Necessary Roughness" has been canceled. The USA sports drama will not return for a fourth season. “We are proud of this show and its writers, wh...

WATCH: 'Necessary Roughness' Tackles The A-Rod Doping Scandal

Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Art is imitating life on tonight's "Necessary Roughness" (Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET) as the USA drama tackles the issue of performance enhancing drugs ...

'Necessary Roughness': John Stamos Ushers In Whole New Show

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

The third season premiere of "Necessary Roughness" was all about change. In fact, by the end of the episode, it felt like a brand new show. When the H...

Maggie Furlong

Well Hello, Old Friends! | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

There's a trend on TV this summer, and it's not surrounding disturbing reality shows: Several '90s TV stars are stepping into established summer serie...

John Stamos Books A Gig On 'Necessary Roughness'

Posted 03.13.2013 | TV

John Stamos is heading to "Necessary Roughness." The "Full House" alum is headed to the USA series for a season-long arc as Connor McClane, the fou...

Coming Out In The NFL: Still Just 'Fantasy Football'?

Dr. Donna Dannenfelser | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Donna Dannenfelser

In two special episodes of Necessary Roughness, one of our characters deals with the difficult personal decision to come out. We haven't seen this happen in the NFL in real life, but we hope our portrayal will foster dialogue about acceptance and tolerance.

'Necessary Roughness': Dani In Therapy Over Love

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

"Necessary Roughness" picked up the action about a month after it left off for the mid-season premiere. A month after that surprise kiss between Dani ...

USA Announces Winter Premiere Dates

Posted 10.31.2012 | TV

"White Collar" will be back during winter 2013. USA Network announced "White Collar," "Suits" and "Necessary Roughness" will return in January 2013. ...

'Grey's Anatomy' Gets A Mysterious New Guest Star

Posted 08.17.2012 | TV

Another well-known face is headed to Seattle Grace! According to TV Guide, "True Blood" and "Veronica Mars" alum Tina Majorino will guest star on ...

'New Girl' Adds Two New Cast Members

Posted 08.03.2012 | TV

Cece (Hannah Simone) is getting a new boyfriend and we'll meet Winston's (Lamorne Morris) mom in "New Girl" Season 2! According to TVLine, "New Gi...

A New Gig For A 'Criminal Minds' Alum

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Paget Brewster is making her way to the special victim's unit. In the two-hour season premiere of the 14th season of "Law & Order: SVU," (Wed., Se...

Summer's Hottest TV Actors

Posted 09.05.2012 | TV

Though many shows have signed off for the summer, TV is still heating up with new series and returning ones to keep us entertained. And with the Su...

'Lost' Star Gets 'Once Upon A Time' Promotion

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

"Once Upon a Time" has upgraded Emilie de Ravin's status. According to TVLine, De Ravin will now be a series regular on the ABC hit fairy tale drama. ...

'Necessary Roughness': Did TK Survive Assassination Attempt?

Posted 06.07.2012 | TV

After a season of progress under the care of Dani, TK faced a major setback in last season's finale of "Necessary Roughness" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on USA)...

'White Collar' & More USA Shows Get Premiere Dates

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

"White Collar" will heat up the summer this July. The popular USA Network series joins "Necessary Roughness," "Burn Notice," "Royal Pains," "Suits," "...

From 'Friday Night Lights' To 'Necessary Roughness'

TVLine | Posted 03.25.2012 | TV

And now for some truly Smash-ing news: Gaius Charles is heading back to the football field! TVLine has learned exclusively that the Friday Night Ligh...

Keri Russell Spies FX Pilot

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

Keri Russell is returning to TV. According to EW, the "Felicity" star has joined the cast of FX's spy drama, "The Americans." Russell, who appeared...

USA Network Shows Character

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 02.20.2012 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

Two programs in particular this season really are making a name for themselves in the award show circle; USA Network freshman shows "Necessary Roughness" and "Suits."

Get Your Popcorn Ready: T.O. Scores Sitcom Spot

newtab | Posted 10.11.2011 | Sports

Looks like Terrell Owens is a free agent no longer. The pro football bad boy is coming to TV for a little 'Necessary Roughness.'...