'Dancing With the Stars' Results: Ty Murray Gets Thrown

Ty had come in a distant fourth among the remaining celebrities on Monday night, when they had each danced twice, performing a ballroom dance and a Latin one. Here how the couples ranked on the judges‚leaderboard (with 30 being the highest possible score for each performance):

Gilles Marini and Cheryl Burke: 60 (30 for a waltz, 30 for a salsa)
Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas: 56 (30 for an Argentine tango, 26 for a jive)
Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovolani: 55 (28 for a quickstep, 27 for a cha-cha)
Ty Murray and Chelsie Hightower: 48 (25 for a waltz, 23 for a samba)

Because Ty had outlasted the far more talented Lil‚ Kim a week ago despite trailing her by four points, there was some suspense as to whether the viewers‚ votes would save him again. After hosts Tom Bergeron and Samantha Harris narrowed the elimination down to Ty and Melissa, judge Len Goodman praised Ty for trying so hard and doing so well despite the aforementioned lack of dancing talent. This has been the main theme of the judges‚comments as Ty‚