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Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The second season premiered on June 6, 2012. On January 7, 2013, USA Network announced the series was renewed for a 10-episode third season, which began on June 12, 2013.

Series Cast

  1. Mehcad Brooks

    Mehcad Brooks

    Terrence King

    38 Episodes

  2. Callie Thorne

    Callie Thorne

    Dr. Danielle 'Dani' Santino

    38 Episodes

  3. Scott Cohen

    Scott Cohen

    Nico Careles

    38 Episodes

  4. Marc Blucas

    Marc Blucas

    Matthew 'Matt' Donnally

    28 Episodes

  5. Hannah Marks

    Hannah Marks

    Lindsay Santino

    28 Episodes

  6. Patrick Johnson

    Patrick Johnson

    Ray 'Ray Jay' Santino Jr.

    28 Episodes

  7. Karissa Lee Staples

    Karissa Lee Staples

    Paloma Madsen

    10 Episodes

  8. John Stamos

    John Stamos

    Connor McClane

    10 Episodes

  9. Danielle Panabaker

    Danielle Panabaker

    Juliette Pittman

    5 Episodes

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Last Season

Necessary Roughness

Season 3

2013 | 10 Episodes

Season 3 of Necessary Roughness premiered on June 12, 2013.

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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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