Dancing With the Stars Season 20 Episode 1 Recap: Rumer Has It

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Monday night on ABC, Dancing With the Stars Season 20 Episode 1 kicked off the show's 10th anniversary (they do two seasons per year) in terrific fashion.

The premiere encapsulated so many of the things that have made the show a hit for that long, from the music to the celebrity stories to, yes, the dancing.

So who was the star of the premiere, and whose run on DWTS may be a short one?

No perfect 10s or even 9s were awarded on night one, but a couple of stars already shone brightly, while some others clearly have their work cut out.

Let's check out the Dancing With the Stars Season 20 Episode 1 performances ...

Rumer Willis and Valentin Chmerkovskiy: The daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, who were there with her sisters Tallulah and Scout, won the night.

Her foxtrot drew glowing praise from the panel (and her famous family) and established her instantly as one of the stars to watch this coming season.

Score: 32/40

Riker Lynch and Allison Holker: The Glee star, pop musician and cousin of Julianne and Derek Hough certainly looked the part ... of all of those things.

If you watch Dancing With the Stars online, you'll see what we mean. He also performed well on merit, and could be sticking around for some time.

Score: 31

Nastia Liukin and Derek Hough: The five-time Olympic medalist in gymnastics performed a terrific foxtrot with the five-time champion of the ABC show.

Already, these two are looking like one of the duos to beat, which we could have predicted at the onset, but they also have a target on their backs.

Score: 30.

Robert Herjavec and Kym Johnson: Shark Tank fans know Robert is one of the nicest, most engaging people on the planet, and he showed it here.

He needs the money less than anyone else appearing on the show (or the planet), but he put forth as much charisma, effort and energy as anyone.

Score: 28.

Chris Soules and Witney Carson: Yes, The Bachelor winner traded Whitney Bischoff for another Witney. Let the cheating rumors commence immediately!

As for the dancing? It could've been better - no way he's winning this season, or even coming close - but it also could have been much, much worse.

Score: 26.

Michael Sam and Peta Murgatroyd: The first gay man drafted into the NFL is still trying to make his debut in the league, and his debut here was rocky too.

The former college football all-star was slammed for his facial expressions and footwork alike, although he's a competitor, so expect him to use it as fuel.

Score: 26.

Noah Galloway and Sharna Burgess: The inspirational, heroic, amputee Army vet instantly became a fan favorite when his introductory video aired.

He also became a challenge for partner Sharna from the standpoint of a choreographer, who told him he plus play on the fact that he is a titan among men.

Will he become a titan of dance as he broadens the scope (as Carrie Ann Inaba put it) of what dancing looks like? Only time will tell, but not bad.

Score: 26.

Willow Shields and Mark Ballas: The Hunger Games actress, who at 14 years old is the youngest celebrity ever on the show, definitely looked the part.

Still, she seemed to surpass the low bar that would be set for her and earned mostly praise from the judges despite mediocre scores in this opener.

Score: 25.

Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani: Defying the aging process is one thing, but keeping up with Olivia Newton-John's "Physical" proved to be another.

Score: 25.

Patti LaBelle and Artem Chigvintsev: At age 70, the music great more than held her own in the premiere and earned a standing ovation for her foxtrot.

Score: 25.

Charlotte McKinney and Keo Motsepe: If you've seen Charlotte McKinney Instagram photos, this was about as tough to watch as those pics are enjoyable.

On the plus side, all of those steps she missed during her jive were noticed only by the judges, since viewers were likely enjoying her other attributes.

Score: 22.

Redfoo and Emma Slater: For a man famous for the "Party Rock Anthem," LMFAO rapper looked woefully out of place and awkward on the floor.

"Well, Redfoo, you dance like your hair, a little wild and unkempt," said Len Goodman, and it's hard to argue with that point after one week at least.

Score: 22.

Well? What did you think? Who was the best on Dancing With the Stars Season 20 Episode 1, and who was your favorite? Who should go home?

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Dancing with the Stars Quotes

We should have started dancing with one arm waaay before.

Cristian de la Fuente [following his injury, trip to the hospital and subsequent stellar performance]

I am not the best dancer, and I have not been the best dancer from the beginning. I am happy we made it this far.

Cristian de la Fuente