Necessary Roughness “A Load of Bull” Season 2 Episode 8

Necessary Roughness "A Load of Bull" Season 2 Episode 8

Necessary Roughness “A Load of Bull” Season 2 Episode 8 airs Wednesday August 1 2012 at 10 pm on USA.

Episode Synopsis: Dani cowboys up to treat a professional bull rider. Dani and Matt navigate their breakup while Matt and Nico try to keep the reigns on a reporter who’s come to Hawks training camp to focus on TK. Ray Jay’s surprisingly good SAT scores cause tension in his relationship with Olivia.

Show Summary: Starring Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne as Long Island therapist Dr. Dani Santino, the sophomore season picks up with the aftermath of football superstar TK’s (Mehcad Brooks) shooting by a crazed fan. Also tackling football during the off-season, viewers will get a peek at the “backstage” drama that comes with training camp, scouting and drafting.

“Necessary Roughness” stars Golden Globe nominee Callie Thorne as Long Island therapist Dr. Dani Santino (Callie Thorne, “Rescue Me,” “Californication”), whose personal life unravelled when she found her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, she takes on the challenge of rehabilitating a bad boy professional football player (Mehcad Brooks, “True Blood,” “Desperate Housewives”) whose off-the-field antics threaten his career and the team franchise.

The sophomore season picks up with the aftermath of football superstar TK’s (Brooks) shooting by a crazed fan. Also tackling football during the off-season, the series will give viewers a peek at the “backstage” drama that comes with training camp, scouting and drafting.

The series also stars Marc Blucas (“Knight and Day,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”) and Scott Cohen (“Law & Order: Trial by Jury,” “Gilmore Girls”).

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