‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 24 Episode One Recap

Last night was the big premiere of “Dancing With the Stars” Season 24. If you missed it, here is what went down on night one!

Star: Normani Kordei

Claim To Fame: Fifth Harmony star

Pro: Valentin Chmerkovskiy

Dance: Quickstep

Len: It took a bit to get started, but once they did, they did well. However, he wanted to see more body content.

Julianne: It set the tone and showed they belonged there.

Bruno: She gave it to him, and it was worth it. Very energetic.

Carrie Ann: It was fantastic, but they need to do more partnering.

Scores: 7-6-7-7=27 out of 40

Star: Nancy Kerrigan

Claim To Fame: Olympic figure skater

Pro: Artem Chigvinstev

Dance: Viennese Waltz

Julianne: She thinks she is gorgeous and graceful, but she got a bit bumpy a few times.

Bruno: Nothing frozen about that, it was a feel good dance.

Carrie Ann: It was a beautiful first dance.

Len: It was expressive, and they have great promise.

Scores: 7-7-7-7=28 out of 40

Star: Chris Kattan

Claim To Fame: SNL star

Pro: Witney Carson

Dance: Cha cha cha

Bruno: Perfect interpretation of the cha cha cha with a hangover.

Carrie Ann: It was entertaining, she loved the lift, but wants to see more next week.

Len: It wasn’t up to standard, but he can dance again next week.

Julianne: She also enjoyed it.

Scores: 5-4-4-4=17 out of 40

Star: Bonner Bolton

Claim To Fame: Professional bull rider/model

Pro: Sharna Burgess

Dance: Cha cha cha

Carrie Ann: she loves it so much she can barely talk. He’s got the moves and the looks.

Len: He sees great potential.

Julianne: He did well, but needs to stop hesitating.

Bruno: Articulate his feet, but he did well.

Scores: 6-5-5-6=22 out of 40

Star: Charo

Claim To Fame: Pop culture icon/Cuchi cuchi girl

Pro: Keo Motsepe

Dance: Salsa

Len: Action packed performance, but could use a bit more technique to go with it!

Julianne: She just wants to hang out with her. She is hot!

Bruno: He couldn’t say anything, but his moves indicated he loved it.

Carrie Ann: More content, but she is so cute!

Scores: 6-5-5-5=21 out of 40

Star: Nick Viall

Claim To Fame: “Bachelor”

Pro: Peta Murgatroyd

Dance: Cha cha cha

Julianne: He needs to work on being bigger and the footwork.

Bruno: He looked like a pop idol.

Carrie Ann: He’s got potential, but needs to relax a bit.

Len: He needs to work on control, but overall he did well.

Scores: 6-6-6-6=24 out of 40

Star: Heather Morris

Claim To Fame: Glee star

Pro: Maks Chmerkovskiy

Dance: Viennese Waltz

Bruno: Interesting, beautiful partnership.

Carrie Ann: They did well, but she seemed to hide her personality.

Len: She is an accomplished dancer, he is a good trainer, and they are a match made in heaven.

Julianne: Her kind of dancing is different than ballroom, but she did well.

Scores: 7-7-7-7=28 out of 40

Star: David Ross

Claim To Fame: MLB star/Current World Series Champion

Pro: Lindsay Arnold

Dance: Quickstep

Carrie Ann: He is charming and smooth.

Len: He got himself to first base with that.

Julianne: It was amazing.

Bruno: He also enjoyed it!

Scores: 7-7-7-7=28 out of 40

Star: Erika Jayne

Claim To Fame: “Real Housewife of Beverly Hills”

Pro: Gleb Savchenko

Dance: Salsa

Len: She had flair and confidence, but a bit too raunchy.

Julianne: She is showing women can embrace their sensuality.

Bruno: All sexed up and ready to go!

Carrie Ann: She is confident, but wants to see more elegance.

Scores: 6-6-6-6=24 out of 40

Star: Rashad Jennings

Claim To Fame: NFL free agent

Pro: Emma Slater

Dance: Cha cha cha

Julianne: Best dance of the night.

Bruno:  He can’t believe what he saw.

Carrie Ann: He had the moves, the magic and now their attention.

Len: He needs to work on timing, but otherwise terrific.

Scores: 8-7-8-8=31 out of 40

Star: Mr. T.

Claim To Fame: Pop icon

Pro:  Kym Herjavec (Johnson)

Dance: Cha cha cha

Bruno: Still the King of Bling.

Carrie Ann: It was so good, and he was like a boss, but he was off on his footwork, going opposite of everyone else.

Len: Tenacity and tried hard!

Julianne: He is what the show is all about.

Scores: 5-5-5-5=20 out of 40

Star: Simone Biles

Claim To Fame: Olympic gymnast

Pro: Sasha Farber

Dance: Tango

Carrie Ann: They are the power couple.

Len: The dance of the night.

Julianne: A great way to end the night.

Bruno: He loved it.

Scores: 8-8-8-8=32 out of 40

Who was your favorite? Sound off in the comments and don’t miss the new episodes of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday nights on ABC.

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1 Comment

  • Deb
    March 27, 2017

    Simone Biles is my favorite

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