The couple topped the leaderboard after they received 26 out of 30 possible points fromDancing with the Stars' new scoring system, which features 0.5 intervals for the first time in the show's history, for their quickstep routine from Dancing with the Stars judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. The pair not only received the first nine of the season, but they also earned the highest score of the All-Stars edition yet to date.
Bryan originally competed with Mark Ballas her first time around on Dancing with the Stars' fifth season in Fall 2007. The pair had finished in seventh place after what was considered unexpectedly early elimination.
Reality TV star Bristol Palin and partner Ballas, who was also partnered with Palin when she finished third on Dancing with the Stars' eleventh season in 2010, finished in twelfth -- and last -- place at the bottom of the leaderboard after they performed a quickstep routine which received only 18 points from the judges.
Olympic gold medalist gymnast Shawn Johnson and partner Derek Hough landed in third place on Monday night's leaderboard following their jive routine which received 25 points from the judges. Johnson won Dancing with the Stars' eighth season with Ballas in 2009.
Fourth place on the judges' leaderboard went to Olympic gold medalist speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno, who won Dancing with the Stars' fourth season with Julianne Hough in 2007, and partner Karina Smirnoff after they earned 24.5 points for their quickstep dance.
Reality TV star Melissa Rycroft and partner Tony Dovolani, who was also partnered with Rycroft when she won Dancing with the Stars' eighth season in 2009, danced a jive that received 23.5 points from the judges -- placing them fifth on the leaderboard.
Seventh place on the leaderboard represented a three-way tie between NFL football star Emmitt Smith, former 98 Degrees singer Drew Lachey and former N SYNC singer Joey Fatone after they all earned 22.5 points for their dances from the judges.
Smith and Burke -- who was also partnered with Smith when he won Dancing with the Stars' third season in 2006 -- and Fatone and Kym Johnson, who was also paired up with Fatone when he finished second on Dancing with the Stars' fourth season in 2007, each danced a quickstep routine.
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