Bill Nye suffers first serious injury on 'Dancing'

'The Science Guy' suffers partially torn ligament after second performance


LOS ANGELES – Let the dancing injuries begin.

The second week and first elimination of season 17 of "Dancing With The Stars" is over with and Bill Nye is the first of the celebrities to suffer a serious dancing injury.

Nye took to Instagram Tuesday to show off his wrapped leg and partially torn ligament.

"The Science Guy," with his professional partner Tyne Stecklein by his side, explained he was "awaiting the doc's orders with Tyne.  We plan to dance!  Stand by...."

Nye's week two performance was the paso doble which earned him 17 out of 30 points Monday night.  The couple was saved.  

Former NFL player Keyshawn Johnson and his partner Sharna Burgess were the first couple to be eliminated.