The irony was not lost as everyone’s childhood hero Bill Nye the Science Guy,  pranced awkwardly around a staged science lab.  The 57-year-old was praised for his enthusiasm and awarded the title ‘Heart of the show,’ by judge Carrie Ann Inaba. 




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Glee’s powerhouse singer, Amber Riley, dubbed the Tigress of Season 17, took to the stage in a super fun Cha Cha. In her pre-performance package, she said she hoped she would be an influence: “I think it would be good for young girls to see somebody my size actively trying to dance and throw this weight around.”




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Snooki left her fist-pumping back at the Jersey Shore for her first performance, last night.  She held her own toFlo Rida’s ‘Wild Ones,’ and received a ton of technical praise from the judges, fulfilling her wish to prove to everyone that she’s actually not a hot mess.