Tumbling Into 'Cheer' And 'Dare Me' Competitive cheerleading is on a pop culture roll. Netflix recently dropped the documentary series Cheer, about a highly successful Texas squad. And USA is midway through the series Dare Me. Based on Megan Abbott's book of the same name, Dare Me is a moody thriller about a charismatic cheer coach and the best friends who are at odds over her influence.
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Tumbling Into 'Cheer' And 'Dare Me'

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Tumbling Into 'Cheer' And 'Dare Me'

Tumbling Into 'Cheer' And 'Dare Me'

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The Netflix documentary series Cheer follows the squad at Navarro College as they prepare to compete for a national title.

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Competitive cheerleading is on a pop culture roll. Netflix recently dropped the documentary series Cheer, about a highly successful Texas squad. And USA is midway through the series Dare Me. Based on Megan Abbott's book of the same name, Dare Me is a moody thriller about a charismatic cheer coach and the best friends who are at odds over her influence.

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The audio was produced and edited by Jessica Reedy.