Entertainment TV 'Dancing with the Stars' Couples Pose for Backstage Portraits See how Apolo Anton Ohno, Pamela Anderson and more show their love to their pro partners with our pics from premiere night! By People Staff Published on September 25, 2012 02:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 15 KARINA & APOLO Aaron Parsley/People.com Braaaains! Apolo Anton Ohno does his best zombie impression with pro-partner Karina Smirnoff after their cha-cha. 02 of 15 MAKS & KIRSTIE Aaron Parsley/People.com They may have finished second-to-last, but Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Kirstie Alley aren't letting it get to them, striking a smiley (for him) and glam (for her) shot after the show. 03 of 15 CHELSIE & HELIO Aaron Parsley/People.com No wonder they're in such a good mood! Chelsie Hightower and Helio Castroneves had the night's fourth-highest score with a Foxtrot that averaged 21.5 from the judges. 04 of 15 DREW & ANNA Aaron Parsley/People.com New uncle Drew Lachey and pro partner Anna Trebunksaya recover from their energetic foxtrot. 05 of 15 PETA & GILLES Aaron Parsley/People.com The night's second-highest scoring couple, Peta Murgatroyd and Gilles Marini, take a (very glam) breather after their foxtrot to Bobby Darin's "Call Me Irresponsible." 06 of 15 EMMITT & CHERYL Aaron Parsley/People.com No wonder they're surrounded: Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke had the night's best dance, earning 24.5 for their cha-cha to "Chain of Fools." 07 of 15 JOEY & KYM Aaron Parsley/People.com Joey Fatone leads the way (again) as he and partner Kym Johnson cha-cha their way backstage after taking the parquet. 08 of 15 VAL & KELLY Aaron Parsley/People.com Inaugural Dancing with the Stars winner Kelly Monaco shows that she's still got it (and loves to flaunt it in tiny costumes!) after her routine with partner Val Chmerkovskiy. 09 of 15 SHAWN & DEREK Aaron Parsley/People.com Former DWTS champ Shawn Johnson and pro partner Derek Hough stay close as they chat with reporters after their fourth-place performance. 10 of 15 PAM & TRISTAN Aaron Parsley/People.com No shirt? No problem! Lowest score? Problem. But although Pam Anderson and partner Tristan MacManus had the night's lowest score, she's still keeping a good attitude about it. "I promise I won't let you down," she told reporters after the show. 11 of 15 BRISTOL & MARK Aaron Parsley/People.com Sparkle on, Bristol! Palin and pro partner Mark Ballas pose cheerfully after taking the stage for their cha-cha. 12 of 15 SABRINA & LOUIS Aaron Parsley/People.com America voted – and it looks like they got it right! Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan – who was chosen by the public to compete – redeemed her seventh-place finish during her last outing by coming in third with partner Louis Van Amstel with a cha-cha to "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction. 13 of 15 MELISSA & TONY Aaron Parsley/People.com That's no gangster and his moll! That's Tony Dovolani and Melissa Rycroft, who performed a foxtrot to the sexy, brassy Sweet Charity hit, "Big Spender." 14 of 15 KARINA & APOLO Aaron Parsley/People.com First a zombie pose, now duck lips! The duo are on Dancing with the Stars to have fun. Need any more proof? They danced to LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem." 15 of 15 THE HOT SEAT Aaron Parsley/People.com Where are the judges? Don't worry, they didn't flee the ballroom. This pic was snapped before Carrie Anne Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli took their seats. Make sure you follow Peoplemag on Instagram to get more behind-the-scenes pics!