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'Necessary Roughness' star Callie Thorne heads to 'NCIS: New Orleans'

Necessary Roughness star Callie Thorne has landed a guest-starring role on NCIS: New Orleans, EW has learned exclusively.


'Necessary Roughness' promo: Dani meets John Stamos -- EXCLUSIVE

John Stamos is coming to Necessary Roughness this summer, and EW has the first promo!

Stamos is set to be a recurring guest star on the show, which premieres its third season June 12, playing a powerful businessman named Connor McClane who gives Dani an enticing offer. (Though, judging by this scripted promo, it may not be the offer she wants. HA!)

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USA announces summer premiere dates for 'Suits,' 'Covert Affairs,' 'Burn Notice,' more

USA, the blue sky network, has announced premiere dates for its summer shows. Burn Notice returns first on June 6, followed that night by the debut of Graceland, the new drama from White Collar creator Jeff Eastin centered on undercover agents from the FBI, DEA and US Customs living and working under one roof. Royal Pains and Necessary Roughness launch their new seasons on June 12, while Covert Affairs and Suits follow on July 16.

A new reality show, Summer Camp, which has 16 adults competing in “over-the-top competitions inspired by classic camp games,” will premiere in July.

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John Stamos to recur on 'Necessary Roughness'

John Stamos will have his eyes on Callie Thorne’s Dani during next season of Necessary Roughness.

After a stint on The New Normal this fall, Stamos is set for a recurring guest role on season 3 of USA’s sports drama. He’ll play Connor McClane, the founder of V3 — a sports and entertainment management company that’s is looking to get Dani on its payroll after her success working with Terrence King (Mehcad Brooks). Per a release from the USA Network, “Connor will do whatever it takes to get Dani into the V3 family.”

Necessary Roughness‘s third season premieres this summer.

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'Necessary Roughness' producers: We would consider doing a Manti Te'o-inspired episode

The story of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend might provide some very real inspiration for the producers of USA’s Necessary Roughness.

As details continue to emerge about Te’o encounter with an alleged internet hoax — which led him to believe his girlfriend, whom he’d never met in person and did not actually exist, died of cancer — executive producers and co-creators Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro say they’re considering using the story for inspiration in an episode in the next season.

“We only just now started to map out season 3, [but] of course it comes up about every five minutes in the [writer’s] room,” says Shapiro. “We’ve yet to determine if we’ve figured out a way how to slot it into what we do on our show, [but] we’d like to.”


USA announces winter premiere dates for 'White Collar,' 'Suits,' 'Necessary Roughness'; 'Common Law' canceled

USA Network favorites White Collar, Suits, and Necessary Roughness are all set to return in January, the network announced Wednesday. One that won’t be coming back? Newcomer Common Law, which USA has canceled. Ted Linhart, USA’s SVP of research tweeted the news Wednesday afternoon: “I can confirm to those who have asked that we are not renewing Common Law. Thanks to all the fans who watched and expressed their support.”

Matt Bomer returns as ex-con-gone-good Neal Caffrey to White Collar in its winter premiere on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 at 10 p.m. for six episodes. Popular law drama Suits starts its next six-episode run on Jan. 17, 2013 at 10 p.m. to round out its second season on USA. And sophomore drama about sports psychologist Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness, hits the field on Jan. 23, 2013 at 10 p.m.

'Necessary Roughness' books 'Sopranos' vet for summer finale -- EXCLUSIVE

Michael Imperioli is about to become TK’s newest partner in crime.

The Sopranos vet is set to guest star on the Necessary Roughness summer finale, set to air August 29. In the episode, he will play Jimmy Folkes, a legendary record producer, with whom TK (Mehcad Brooks) crosses paths in an unlikely place. (Yes, it’s a spoiler, and no, we’re not telling!)

Necessary Roughness, currently in its second season on USA, returned with new episodes on June 6.

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'Necessary Roughness' season premiere: Dani gets to the bottom of T.K.'s troubles -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

USA’s Necessary Roughness has moved past its rookie season, but that doesn’t mean its star football player has left behind his youthful antics. Last season’s cliffhanger — talk about ending an episode with a literal bang — had some fans worried everything would change for T.K. (Mehcad Brooks), wide receiver for the fictional New York Hawks. The video below should calm any fears that we’ll see any less of the awkward encounters between psychotherapist Dani Santino (Callie Thorne) and T.K., her patient whose trouble-making never fails to shock.


'Necessary Roughness' books 'Silk Stalkings' star, 'Sex and the City' alum for guest spots -- EXCLUSIVE

Touchdown, casting department!

Necessary Roughness has booked a pairof TV vets to appear during the first few episodes of the show’s second season, which begins filming today in Atlanta, Ga.

EW as learned Rob Estes (of Silk Stalkings fame) will appear in the first episode back as Rob Maroney, Terrence”s (Mehcad Brooks) agent who is willing to go to any lengths to fulfill his wishes.

Evan Handler, meanwhile, will guest as Marshall Pittman, a powerful media mogul who owns the New York Hawks (think a little Richard Branson, combined with Ted Turner). Handler, who most will remember from his days as Charlotte’s hubby on Sex and the City, will appear in three episodes.

Amanda Detmer is also set to return for multiple episodes as Jeanette, Dr. Dani’s (Callie Thorne) best friend. She’ll appear on a recurring basis.

Necessary Roughness returns this summer.


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