After just one night of dancing Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke were atop the leaderboard. They earned 24 points on the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars.
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23 points for Tony Dovolani and Melissa Rycroft? Not a bad opening showing at all.
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Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Denise Richards wave to the crowd upon their season eight introduction. These two are among early favorites on the show.
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For their first dance together, Dmitry Chaplin and Holly Madison performed well. Especially because the latter had so little time to prepare.
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Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas are a tandem on the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars. They're likely to advance far.
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Welcome to Dancing with the Stars, Kym Johnson and David Alan Grier. We wish you the best of luck on season eight.
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No offense to Karina Smirnoff and Steve Wozniak. But we don't see them lasting long on Dancing with the Stars.
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Athletes fare well on Dancing with the Stars. This bodes well for Edyta Sliwinska and Lawrence Taylor.
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