“Dancing with the Stars” returned on Monday on ABC. With the first dances complete, which celebrities finished at the top, and which finished at the bottom? Full spoilers ahead.
The 16th season of “Dancing with the Stars” features comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley, United States Olympians Dorothy Hamill and Alexandra Raisman, athletes Jacoby Jones and Victor Ortiz, television personalities Lisa Vanderpump and Sean Lowe, actors Ingo Rademacher and Zendaya and singers Kellie Pickler and Wynonna Judd.
On Monday’s premiere of “Dancing with the Stars,” the 12 celebrities performed one of three dances -- the cha-cha, foxtrot or a contemporary dance. Andy Dick, dancing with Sharna Burgess, chose the foxtrot and received a score of 17, with Len Goodman giving the pair a five out of 10.
Raisman and Mark Ballas chose the cha-cha and received three 7s from the judges, for a total score of 21. Lowe and Peta Murgatroyd danced the foxtrot and got a score of 19 from the judges. Rademacher and Kym Johnson chose a contemporary dance and received a score of 20 from the three judges.
Hughley scored the lowest total of the night. The comedian, with his partner Cheryl Burke, received the lowly score of 12 from the judges, each awarding the pair a score of four out of 10.
Hamill, Pickler and Jones all scored in the 20s. Hamill, with partner Tristan MacManus, got a score of 21 for their contemporary dance, Pickler and Derek Hough got a score of 21 for their cha-cha, while Jones and Karina Smirnoff received a score of 20 for their take on the cha-cha. Judd, Ortiz and Vanderpump fell in the middle of the pack, each receiving scores of 18. Judd and Tony Dovolani danced the cha-cha, Ortiz and Lindsay Arnold danced the foxtrot, and Vanderpump and Gleb Savchenko danced the foxtrot as well.
The highest score from Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars” belonged to Team Zendaya. Zendaya, from Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up,” danced with Val Chmerkovskiy. The pair performed a contemporary dance and received a 24 from the judges.
Charles Poladian joined IBTimes in October 2012 and, when not reporting on all things topical, can be found reading or photographing concerts.