The ABC reality hit returned for its 17th season on Monday night and this cycle’s celebrity contestants, which include Glee star Amber Riley, Leah Remini and Snooki, were not messing around as one pair tying the series’ record for highest-scoring debut performance ever and all but three couples landed final scores higher than 20.
Plus, some famous faces decided to come to the ballroom and cheer on their friends’ dancing debuts, which brought them to tears! But first, let’s take a look at the scores, shall we?
Amber Riley and Derek Hough: 27
Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff: 24
Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy: 24
Snooki and Sasha Farber: 23
Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke: 23
Christina Milian and Mark Ballas: 22
Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd: 22
Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus: 21
Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani: 21
Bill Engvall and Emma Slater: 18
Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess: 17
Bill Nye and Tyne Stecklein: 14
Source: E Online