September 18, 2011

USA Network has announced that Necessary Roughness will be returning for a second season. The show is one of seven summer original series pickups issued by the network lately.

Necessary Roughness premiered back in June and ran for 12 episodes, airing its season finale last week. During its freshman outing, the show averaged 5.85 million weekly viewers.

USA has ordered 16 new episodes for Season 2 of the series. A return date is not known at this time.

(Source: TV by the Numbers)