dancing with the stars season 17 week 2 live blog elimination abc 'Dancing with the Stars' week 2: Sambaing toward the first eliminationThe “Dancing with the Stars” Season 17 celebrities are back for another week of dancing and their first week of eliminations. And the show is launching straight into Latin Week — which is always fun.

Elizabeth Berkley and Val Chmerkovskiy – samba

Scores: 8+9+8 = 25
Cumulative scores: 49

Christina Milian and Mark Ballas – paso doble

Scores: 9+8+8 = 25
Cumulative scores: 47

Bill Engvall and Emma Slater – jive

Carrie Ann: “That was the most entertaining routine so far this season.”
Len: “From a distance, I could have sworn you were Derek.”
Bruno: “You definitely hit the performance value this time.”

Scores: 7+7+7 = 21
Cumulative scores: 39

Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke – rumba

Len: “I thought it had great control, it had some style about it.”
Bruno: “You were doing the splits — I thought you’d never get up!”
Carrie Ann: “When I watch you dance, I feel like I’m transported to another time … like ‘Game of Thrones’ time!”

Scores: 8+8+8 = 24
Cumulative scores: 47

Keyshawn Johnson and Sharna Burgess – samba

Bruno: “You went for it all the way … I think you got overwhelmed on occasion.”
Carrie Ann: “You were definitely looking way more comfortable.”
Len: “I admire your effort. You were working your assets!”

Scores: 6+6+6 = 18
Cumulative scores: = 35

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Sasha Farber – rumba

“I did the face, right?” – Snooki

Carrie Ann: “You made some pretty pictures in this rumba … Watch out for the lifts!”
Len: “I thought it was a very pretty dance … It became a little bit sharp.”
Bruno: “You have great potential … first, you need how to act.”

Scores: 6+7+7 = 20
Cumulative scores: 43

Leah Remini and Tony Dovolani – samba

Len: “That was terrific! Lovely hands!”
Bruno: “So much Latin flair — is it Tony? No!”
Carrie Ann: “You unleashed your samba goddess, honey!”

Scores: 8+8+8 = 24
Cumulative scores: 45

Bill Nye and Tyne Stecklein – paso doble

“Len Goodman: Bad man.” – Bill Nye

Bruno: “The ferocious and fearsome maestro … There was actually some paso doble there!”
Carrie Ann: “What I love is that you worked with what you got.”
Len: “Judging is not an exact science … However, there is a formula to dancing, and you’ve got to have technique.”

Scores: 6+5+6 = 17
Cumulative scores: 31

Forget about the judges, Bill Nye is never going home after playing Beethoven in a “DWTS” paso doble.

Corbin Bleu and Karina Smirnoff – jive

Carrie Ann: “That was so much fun! Do it again, do it again!”
Len: “It’s fabulous to watch you come out.”
Bruno: “This was a performance of dazzling brilliance.”

Scores: 9+8+9 = 26
Cumulative scores: 50

Valerie Harper and Tristan MacManus — paso doble

Len: “I like the fact that you started that whole dance on your own … There was plenty of Spanish shaping going on.”
Bruno: “A couple of mistakes on the footwork … but I can’t believe you actually did what you did.”
Carrie Ann: “I feel like you forgot about a third of your routine in the middle.”

Scores: 6+6+7 = 19
Cumulative scores: 40

Brant Daugherty and Peta Murgatroyd – rumba

Bruno: “I don’t think there is a lady in the country who doesn’t feel restless and fidgety at the moment.”
Carrie Ann: “The chemistry that you guys have is incredible … You were wowing us.”
Len: “Your presence on the floor is terrific … Your feet are pigeon-toed, I could see that through the fog.”

Scores: 8+7+8 = 23
Cumulative scores: 45

Amber Riley and Derek Hough – jive

Carrie Ann: “You were a little flat-footed …”
Len: “I love watching you!”
Bruno: “Resistance is futile, but they’re right, your footwork was a little bit flat.”

Scores: 8+8+8 = 24
Cumulative scores: 51

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