CHEERLEADING HOPEFULS COMPETE TO BECOME ONE OF THE CHOSEN FEW IN “DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM” PREMIERING FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 ON CMT
CMT goes behind closed doors to witness the sacred tryouts of one of the nation’s most beloved institutions in DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, premiering Friday, September 29 at 9:00 -10:00 p.m., ET/PT.
NASHVILLE – September 12, 2006 – CMT goes behind closed doors to witness the sacred tryouts of one of the nation’s most beloved institutions in DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, premiering Friday, September 29 at 9:00 -10:00 p.m., ET/PT. Each year nearly 1,000 women descend upon Texas Stadium with the dream of wearing the world-famous blue and white uniforms. Following a successful two-hour special which aired on CMT last fall, the new eight-episode series captures the entire selection process as cheerleading hopefuls struggle with rigorous fitness standards, intricate dance routines and the signature “kick-line” to become one of the 36 chosen in DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM.
From open auditions to the first home game, the series follows a grueling four-month process as hopefuls are grilled, groomed, tested and trained in their quest to become a world-famous Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader. A former Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader herself, Director Kelli Finglass demands only the best from her girls and ultimately, their fate rests in her hands. With unprecedented access, DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM goes onto the field and into the judges chambers to find out just what it takes to become one of the most elite cheerleaders in the NFL.
DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS is produced by Triage Entertainment. Executive producers are Kelli McGonagill Finglass, Stu Schreiberg, Stephen Kroopnick and Eugene Pack. Melanie Moreau serves as executive producer for CMT.
For exclusive outtakes and more, visit Loaded at CMT.com. CMT will also carry more than 30 mobisodes of the series on CMT Mobile and debut it on CMT VOD later this fall.
DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM premieres Friday nights this fall at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT. Episodes one and eight are special hour-long episodes, with the remaining episodes two through seven as half-hour shows.
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