CMT kicks off its fall lineup with the eighth season of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team. The stakes are higher than ever, as the series will showcase the Lone Star State’s most iconic group of women taking on more challenging dance routines and facing incredibly talented candidates while navigating all the drama that comes with competition. Rookies have their work cut out for them as an unprecedented 32 veterans return, making this the most competitive season ever. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Director Kelli McGonagill Finglass and Choreographer Judy Trammell return to make or break the dreams of these DCC hopefuls. The series follows the ladies throughout rigorous auditions, training camp, the powerhouse technical coaching of former DCC Kitty Carter, the demanding expectations of fitness trainer, Jay Johnson and rehearsals for the first performance at the enviable Cowboys Stadium.