KALAMAZOO, Mich., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers wide receiver #85 Greg Jennings guest stars on the USA network television show "Royal Pains" Wednesday, JULY 6. Join HankMed for a game of ball & get excited for guest star Green Bay Packer, Greg Jennings. Jennings will play himself, although as a coach in a football-themed episode. USA premiered their third season of "Royal Pains" on JUNE 29 to 5 million viewers. New episodes are airing on USA Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m./8:00 p.m. CDT.
Last year, Jennings made his acting debut on an episode of "Criminal Minds" alongside actor Shemar Moore. His cameo appearance in "Criminal Minds" included him working as a lab technician at a crime scene. Jennings plans to continue to hone his acting skills and make additional acting appearances. Instead of taking the reality television route, to become an actor, Jennings is selecting scripts that allow him to learn from and work with accomplished actors to hone his skills. Jennings states working with "Royal Pains", has allowed him, "to explore new opportunities and possibilities," for additional television appearances.
ABOUT GREG JENNINGS
Greg Jennings is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers and founder of the Greg Jennings Foundation, established in 2008 to provide initiatives and programming to help young people in our communities achieve their educational goals. Jennings was chosen for the NFL All-Rookie Team in 2006, and named a Pro Bowl receiver selection in 2010. He contributed two touchdowns to the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl XLV win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jennings is a graduate of Western Michigan University, where he became just the 11th player in NCAA Division I history to record three career 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2003-05), and enjoyed a record-breaking senior year, leading the nation with an average of 8.91 receptions per game. A native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Jennings currently resides in his hometown, with his wife Nicole and three daughters.
ABOUT ROYAL PAINS:
USA Network is proud to introduce the Hamptons' newest doctor-on-demand, Hank Lawson (Mark Feuerstein), in Royal Pains. Hank is a rising star in the New York City medical community, until he loses everything fighting for the life of a patient. With his career stalled and his personal life in shambles, Hank is in need of a new beginning. That's where his younger brother Evan (Paulo Costanzo) steps in. Fed up with Hank's personal pity-party, he convinces Hank to join him on a last-minute trip to the Hamptons for Memorial Day weekend. When the brothers crash a party at the home of a Hampton's billionaire and a guest falls critically ill, Hank saves the day. His dramatic medical rescue draws attention from the crowd, and soon Hank's phone starts ringing off the hook with patients demanding house calls.
Inadvertently, Hank has become the hot new "concierge doctor" in town.
Though Hank is initially reluctant to embrace this new career, with encouragement from Evan and an ambitious young woman who volunteers to be his physician assistant he decides to stay in town for the summer. Once again solving medical crises and helping those in need, Hank is back to doing what he does best. And now he's reinvented himself as the Hamptons' hottest new doctor-in-demand.
Also starring Reshma Shetty and Jill Flint with Christine Ebersole and Campbell Scott.
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