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Air Date: June 29th, 2011

Network: USA

Series Summary
A single mother finds success as a therapist to high-profile clients.

Rating: TV14

Genres: Drama


  • Season 3 - Episode 11 : Aparición de Buena Voluntad Feb 24, 2015

  • Season 3 - Episode 10 : Sympathy for the Devil Aug 21, 2013

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    Dr. Dani searches for her missing client; the V3 scandal comes to a head; TK may be benched for the big game; Nico has a surprise visitor.

  • Season 3 - Episode 9 : Sucker Punch Aug 14, 2013

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    Dr. Dani treats a boxer who wants to get back in the ring; TK seeks treatment at the V3 clinic; Nico follows a new lead.

  • Season 3 - Episode 8 : The Game's Afoot Aug 7, 2013

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    Dr. Dani treats track stars with sibling rivalry; TK's quest for a championship ring is threatened; Nico searches for a washed-out athlete.

  • Season 3 - Episode 7 : Bringing the Heat Jul 31, 2013

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    Connor asks Dani to resume treating her first V3 client; TK tries to get rid of Sheera; Nico works for the FBI to investigate V3.

ratings & reviews

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  • Despite some cliched dialogue and scenes (she tosses her lecherous husband's designer duds and pricey suitcase out their bedroom window--fresh!), her presence is reason enough to watch--and reason enough to hope this series turns out to be something worth watching week after week. Show More

  • The Necessary Roughness pilot was enjoyable enough, but half the fun may have come from seeing Dani's adjustment to the big money, high-stakes world of professional sports. Can this show go the distance? It isn't clear yet, but at this admittedly early stage, the latest addition to the USA roster appears to be a promising rookie. Show More

  • USA's newest series, Necessary Roughness is a charming and clever dramedy. Show More

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Nominated Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama