CMT kicks off its cheerleading lineup with a two-hour season premiere of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, now in its seventh season. The stakes are higher than ever, as the expanded 10-episode series will showcase for the first time, the girls’ friendly rivalry to earn a coveted spot in the DCC swimsuit calendar. Veterans are on the line this season, as Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Director Kelli McGonagill Finglass, Choreographer Judy Trammell and Dallas Cowboys EVP Charlotte Jones select training camp candidates from among the most talented class of young ladies in years. The series follows DCC hopefuls throughout auditions and training camp, to their first performance at the world-famous Cowboys Stadium. DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM premieres at 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT on Friday, September 7.