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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team is an American reality television series that premiered in 2006 on CMT.

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The series follows the auditioning process and the forming of the Dallas Cowboys' annual Cheerleading squad.

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The series features director Kelli McGonagill Finglas and choreographer Judy Trammell.

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After 16 seasons on CMT, CMT announced that they would not renew the show for a 17th season for unknown reasons.

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Following this announcement, the Dallas Cowboys organization announced the show will begin filming on a new, unannounced platform.

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The show tracks the progression of women who are in the audition process of trying to become a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.

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The show begins at Texas Stadium (Seasons 1–3), then moves with the team to AT&T Stadium in subsequent seasons: first the open audition.

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There is also the grueling elite dance choreography that tests each girl's capacity to grasp dance combinations and perform.

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Once training camp opens, the girls are put through a program of elite dance training and physical conditioning that is comparable.

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 If a girl is struggling, she is called into Finglas' office to discuss the nature of her difficulty and is generally given an opportunity.