Craig Bierko has been cast in the USA Network pilot Necessary Roughness, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
The project stars Callie Thorne as a psychologist who becomes the therapist for a professional football team. Bierko, 46, will play her estranged husband, Ray.
Bierko is best known for his work on Boston Legaland the films The Long Kiss Goodnightand Cinderella Man. He most recently recurred on Damages as Terry Brooke, an actor trying to adapt the memoir of Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson) for the big screen.