Jun. 29, 2011
60 min.
USA TV Network

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Necessary Roughness

A psychotherapist whose personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after therapist. Athletes, entertainers, politicians clamor for her unique brand of tough love therapy during their moments of crisis. Although her career is reenergized, it wreaks havoc on her life as a newly single mom of two teenagers.


Necessary Roughness Season 1 (2011)

1x01 1 1x01 Pilot
After seventeen years of marriage and comfortable suburban life, devoted wife, mother, and psychotherapist Dani Santino is in for an unpleasant wake-up call: her husband has been cheating. ...
Jun. 29, 2011
1x02 1 1x02 Anchor Management
Dr. Dani begins working with a news anchor (Nicholas Bishop) after he makes some on-air mistakes. Meanwhile, T.K. is sidelined for a game and Lindsay (Hannah Marks) begins seeing a ...
Jul. 06, 2011
1x03 1 1x03 Spinning Out
Dr. Dani treats a NASCAR driver (Matt Barr) who needs help regaining confidence after a crash. Meanwhile, Lindsay and Ray Jay throw ...
Jul. 13, 2011
1x04 1 1x04 Habit Forming
Dani works with rookie Randall Boozler (James Earl), who continues to skip practices.
Jul. 20, 2011
1x05 1 1x05 Poker Face
A poker pro wants Dani to identify his "tell," which is damaging his career, but Dani thinks there is more behind his problems.
Jul. 27, 2011
1x06 1 1x06 Dream On
An entrepreneur worries that his frequent nightmares may threaten his success; Dani attends her high school reunion.
Aug. 03, 2011
1x07 1 1x07 Who's Team Are You On
When infighting among the players' wives and girlfriends goes viral, Dani must intervene; Nico searches for a damaging video tape.
Aug. 10, 2011
1x08 1 1x08 Losing Your Swing
An up-and-coming golf star develops a case of the yips and needs Dani's help. Elsewhere, T.K. works with a new therapist; and Dani takes an interest in her former professor.
Aug. 17, 2011
1x09 1 1x09 Forget Me Not
Dani takes on a successful female boxer who is inexplicably losing fights and her memory. Meanwhile, Laz takes TK's therapy to the next level, and Matt receives an enticing offer, just ...
Aug. 24, 2011
1x10 1 1x10 A Wing And a Player
Dani tackles a playoff curse that's plagued the Hawks for years and also turns her attention to their self-destructive mascot. Elsewhere, T.K. meets his match; and Dani's relationship ...
Aug. 31, 2011
1x11 1 1x11 Baggage Claim
When a mogul's way of life puts her empire in danger, she seeks Dani's help who is nearing the first anniversary of her divorce.
Sep. 07, 2011
1x12 1 1x12 Goal Line
It's the game the Hawks have been working towards all season, and everyone's got playoff fever-especially TK, whose symptoms include epic freakouts. For some reason, usually-tough TK ...
Sep. 14, 2011
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