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Tuesday September 20, 2011

JR Martínez, Steals the Show in Dancing With the Stars Premiere (VIDEO)

JR Martínez, Steals the Show in Dancing With the Stars Premiere (VIDEO)

Photo: J.R. Martínez and dance partner Karina Smirnoff

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Check out the smooth moves that got J.R. Martínez and dance partner Karina Smirnoff to a 22 point lead in “Dancing With The Stars.”

“For me J.R. Stands for “Just Right” said Dancing With The Stars judge Len Goodman after the performance of J.R. Martínez and dance partner Karina Smirnoff. “The best performances of the night, you were right up there.”

Martínez became the favorite after the opening night, and is tied in first place and 22 points with Cyanna Phillips and partner Toni Dovolani.

Don’t miss tonight’s first results show of the season during which one couple will be eliminated; Harry Connick Jr. and LMFAO are set to perform, and if you missed it, tune in an hour earlier for a one-hour special called “Dancing with the Stars: Meet the Cast,” featuring the “most exciting moments from Monday night’s performances, along with commentary from the judges and never-before-seen footage from the teams’ first weeks of training.

Below J.R Martínez’s performance.