American Idol
Season 3

s03e01 / First Show, First Recap

20th Jan '04 - 1:00am
First Show, First Recap

In The Beginning of the Journey on AI3, we start out in New York city, where contestants start to compete... most fail, but 29 make it to the next round!.

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s03e02 / The Journey Continues!

21st Jan '04 - 1:00am
The Journey Continues!

The auditions continue as the judges move on to Atlanta. And just when they think it couldnt get any worse, well... ..it does.

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s03e03 / Night Three!

22nd Jan '04 - 1:00am
Night Three!

Embarassment in Houston. Only 13 people out of the thousands that auditioned made it. Wow.

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s03e04 / Finally! A Show About California!

28th Jan '04 - 1:00am
Finally! A Show About California!

Once again, hopefuls compete in Los Angeles and San Francisco to be the next American Idol. Not much else to say... the talent was not there.

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s03e05 / Mokolokilikilanilaki! It's Hawai'i!

29th Jan '04 - 1:00am
Mokolokilikilanilaki! It's Hawai'i!

The contestants are now in Hawaii, battling it out for the trip to Hollywood. People from all over the country come to Hawaii to see if they've got it, but for most people, it turns out they don't.

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s03e06 / The Road is to Hollywood! (Is Paved with Broken Dreams. And Asphalt.)

3rd Feb '04 - 1:00am
The Road is to Hollywood! (Is Paved with Broken Dreams. And Asphalt.)

Today's show is about the lost contestants that auditioned, but we never got to see... some pretty bad ones, i'm glad that we didn't see them at first... Ouch!.

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s03e07 / You're Going to Hollywood! (For a Little Bit, At Least.)

4th Feb '04 - 1:00am
You're Going to Hollywood! (For a Little Bit, At Least.)

Now it's time for those 117 finalists to show their stuff, but not literally. After some bad lyrics to made up songs, MANY MANY MANY forgotten lyrics, and goofiness, the finalists are trimmed down to 87, as the search for the American Idol 2004 begins!.

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s03e08 / 87 - People Not Good Enough = 32 Finalists!

5th Feb '04 - 1:00am
87 - People Not Good Enough = 32 Finalists!

One again, the margin of finalists is getting smaller, now narrowed down from 87 to 32. After many forgotten words (again) by both the guys and girls groups, the top 32 doesn't look all that impressive... or does it?.

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s03e09 / Sing!

11th Feb '04 - 1:00am
Sing!

THESE 8 PEOPLE COMPETE FOR A 2 PERSON SPOT IN THE FINAL GROUP OF 12! Who will win it..?

Performing:.

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s03e10 / Two Will Be Happy. Six Will Be Sad. Lots Will Be Watching.

12th Feb '04 - 1:00am
Two Will Be Happy. Six Will Be Sad. Lots Will Be Watching.

The first two people to move on to the final group of 12 are...


Diana DeGarmo!

&

Fantasia Barrino!.

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s03e11 / Sing Again!

18th Feb '04 - 1:00am
Sing Again!

Performing tonight: Jesus Roman (Back At One), Lisa Leuschner (Sweet Thing), Kara Master (I'm Outta Love), Briana Ramirez-Rial (Don' t Know Why), Matthew Rogers (What You Won't Do for Love), Noel Roman (This I Promise You), Marisa Joy (Some Kind of Wonderful), and Camile Velasco (One Last Cry).

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s03e12 / The Final Decision... But The Right One?

19th Feb '04 - 1:00am
The Final Decision... But The Right One?

The second two people to move on to the final group of 12 are...

Camile Velasco

&

Matthew Rogers.

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s03e13 / I'm Back, Baby!

25th Feb '04 - 1:00am
I'm Back, Baby!

Performing tonight: Elizabeth Letendre (I Wanna Dance With Somebody), Eric Yoder (Still Of the Night), Amy Adams (Power of Love), Jon Peter Lewis (Tiny Dancer), Charly Lowry (Chain of Fools), Jonah Moananu, Leah Labelle (I Have Nothing), and Latoya London (All By Myself).

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s03e14 / You! Over here! With the rest of the finalists!

26th Feb '04 - 1:00am
You! Over here! With the rest of the finalists!

The next two people to advance to the top 12 are... .

LaTOYA LONDON

and...

AMY ADAMS.

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s03e15 / Uncut, Uncensored and Untalented

2nd Mar '04 - 1:00am
Uncut, Uncensored and Untalented

This special is dedicated to all of the contestants that didn't make it or were never seen. Included in this show is the now famous William Hung, who did "She Bangs", now somewhat of a 'celebrity'.

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s03e16 / Group Four! Then the Wild Card!

3rd Mar '04 - 1:00am
Group Four! Then the Wild Card!

Performing tonight: Susie Vulaca (Unbreak My Heart), Heather Piccinini (New Attitude), John Preator (That's What Love Is All About), Tiara Purifoy (I Wanna Dance With Somebody), John Stevens (She's Always A Woman), Jasmine Trias (Run To You), George Huff (Always & Forever), and Lisa Wilson (Come To My Window).

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s03e17 / Finally! Finalists!

4th Mar '04 - 1:00am
Finally! Finalists!

The next two spots in the Top 12 are filled.

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s03e18 / Wild Card Round (1)

10th Mar '04 - 1:00am
Wild Card Round (1)

These people will be preforming:
* Jennifer Hudson (Group 1)
* Katie Webber (Group 1)
* Marque Lynche (Group 1)
* Matthew Metzger (Group 1)
* Lisa Leuschner (Group 2)
* Jon-Peter Lewis (Group 3)
* Elizabeth Letendre (Group 3)
* Leah Labelle (Group 3)
* Eric Yoder (Group 3)
* Susan Vulaca (Group 4)
* George Huff (Group 4)
* Tiara Purifoy (Group 4).

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s03e19 / Wild Card Round (2)

11th Mar '04 - 1:00am
Wild Card Round (2)

4 of the 12 contestants will be chosen in this 1 hour episode.

They got one more shot and they made the most of it. George, Jennifer, Jon and Leah brought their game to the Wild Card round and caught the eyes of the voters and the judges. But now they have to take their chops into the finals, where one bad night means they could be going home.

Randy's choice: Jennifer Hudson
Paula's choice: Leah Labelle
Simon's choice: George Huff
America's choice: Jon Peter Lewis.

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s03e20 / 12 Finalists Have Been Chosen

17th Mar '04 - 1:00am
12 Finalists Have Been Chosen

Performing tonight: Amy Adams (You Make Me Feel Brand New), Camile Velasco (Son of A Preacherman), Diana DeGarmo (Think), Fantasia Barrino (Signed Sealed Delivered), George Huff (Dock of the Bay), Jasmine Trias (Inseperable), Jennifer Hudson (Baby I Love You), John Stevens (Lately), Jon Peter Lewis (Drift Away), LaToya London (Ain't Nobody), Leah Labelle (You Keep Me Hanging On), and Matt Rogers (Hard to Handle).

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s03e21 / Clay Aiken Returns

18th Mar '04 - 1:00am
Clay Aiken Returns

Contestant finalists and contestants who will have to leave will be announced TONIGHT!! Who will win? La Toya? Fantasia? Jennifer, Jon Peter Lewis? NOBODY KNOWS!!.

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s03e22 / 1 Down 11 To Go

24th Mar '04 - 1:00am
1 Down 11 To Go

The remaining 11 contestants battle it out to stay in the competition.

Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, Matthew Rogers, Camile Velasco, LaToya London, Amy Adams, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, George Huff, Jennifer Hudson, and Jon Peter Lewis.

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s03e23 / Soon There Will Be 10

25th Mar '04 - 1:00am
Soon There Will Be 10

One contestant's hopes & dreams come to an end as one more is voted off.
K-Lo (Kimberley Locke) returns to preform newest song "8th World Wonder".

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s03e24 / 10 Contestants Sing

31st Mar '04 - 1:00am
10 Contestants Sing

The 10 remaining contestants sing to stay in the competition
Also this weeks theme is Motown.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, Camile Velasco, LaToya London, Amy Adams, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, George Huff, Jennifer Hudson, and Jon Peter Lewis.

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s03e25 / 10 - 1 = 9

1st Apr '04 - 1:00am
10 - 1 = 9

Another contestants hopes & dreams are crushed as he/she is voted off.

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s03e26 / Elton John Theme

7th Apr '04 - 12:00am
Elton John Theme

The field is narrowed down to 9 as the contestants battle it out hoping to stay in the competition. This weeks theme: Elton John.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, Camile Velasco, LaToya London, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, George Huff, Jennifer Hudson, and Jon Peter Lewis.

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s03e27 / Tamyra Gray Returns

8th Apr '04 - 12:00am
Tamyra Gray Returns

One more contestants dreams of becoming the American Idol is crushed as he/she is voted off.
Also Season 1's Tamyra Gray preforms her newest song "Raindrops Will Fall".

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s03e28 / 8 Left To Compete

15th Apr '04 - 12:00am
8 Left To Compete

The competition is down to 8 contestants. The theme is Movie Music Night.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya London, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, George Huff, Jennifer Hudson, and Jon Peter Lewis.

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s03e29 / Down to 7 (Battle of the Jo(h)n's)

16th Apr '04 - 12:00am
Down to 7 (Battle of the Jo(h)n's)

The contest is narrowed down to 7 as another contestants hopes & dreams of becoming the next American Idol are crushed as he/she is voted off.

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s03e30 / 7 Sing!!

21st Apr '04 - 12:00am
7 Sing!!

The 7 Idols compete to stay in the competition. This week's theme: music of Barry Manilow.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya London, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, George Huff, and Jennifer Hudson.

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s03e31 / 6 Remain - Barry Manilow Visits

22nd Apr '04 - 12:00am
6 Remain - Barry Manilow Visits

The contest is narrowed down to 6 as another contestants hopes & dreams of becoming the next American Idol are crushed as he/she is voted off.

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s03e32 / 6 Perform

28th Apr '04 - 12:00am
6 Perform

The 6 remaining Idols sing to stay in the competition.
This week's theme: Latin Music.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya London, John Stevens, Jasmine Trias, and George Huff.

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s03e33 / 6-1=5 Is The Result

29th Apr '04 - 12:00am
6-1=5 Is The Result

Johns Stevens is the next contestant to leave American Idol.

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s03e34 / American Idol: The Final Five 2004

4th May '04 - 12:00am
American Idol: The Final Five 2004

We get intimate with the final 5 and hear them sing their favorite song from the season so far!.

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s03e35 / 5 Idols Sing

5th May '04 - 12:00am
5 Idols Sing

The 5 Idols sing to stay in the competition.
This weeks theme is BIG BAND NIGHT.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya London, Jasmine Trias, and George Huff.

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s03e36 / Only 4 Remain

6th May '04 - 12:00am
Only 4 Remain

The competition is narrowed down to 4 as another contestants hopes & dreams of becomming the next American Idol are crushed as he/she is voted off the show.

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s03e37 / 4 Idols Perform

12th May '04 - 12:00am
4 Idols Perform

Last week America eliminated George Huff, the last male contestant. Now it's up to the 4 diva's, Barrino, Degarmo, London, & Trias. They will battle it out for your votes to keep them in the competition.
This week's theme: Disco Night.
Preforming tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, LaToya London, and Jasmine Trias.

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s03e38 / Only 3 Idols Remain

13th May '04 - 12:00am
Only 3 Idols Remain

The competition is narrowed down to 3 as another contestants hopes & dreams of becomming the next American Idol are crushed as she is voted off the show.

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s03e39 / The Final 3 2004

18th May '04 - 12:00am
The Final 3 2004

Ryan will sit down with the judges one on one to learn what they think about this season, and then Diana, Fantasia and Jasmine will sing one song each!.

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s03e40 / 3 Sing

19th May '04 - 12:00am
3 Sing

Last week America voted and saved Jasmine Trias from the brink of elimination, but it wasn't the same for Fantasia Barrino & Latoya London as they were in the bottom 2. Unfortunatly Latoya was voted off. Now tonight the three remaining diva's Barrino, DeGarmo, & Trias will sing their hearts out for your votes to keep them in the competition.
This week's theme: One song that they chose, one song that the judges chose, and one song that music industry giant Clive Davis chooses for them.
Performing tonight: Fantasia Barrino, Diana DeGarmo, and Jasmine Trias.

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s03e41 / Now Down To 2

20th May '04 - 12:00am
Now Down To 2

The competition is narrowed down to 2 as another contestants hopes & dreams of becomming the next American Idol are crushed as she is voted off the show.

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s03e42 / American Idol: The Phenomenon

24th May '04 - 12:00am
American Idol: The Phenomenon

An overall look at the first three seasons of American Idol!.

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s03e43 / Fantasia Barrino Vs. Diana DeGarmo

26th May '04 - 12:00am
Fantasia Barrino Vs. Diana DeGarmo

Last week America voted and eliminated Jasmine Trias from the competition. Now High Point, NC's Fantasia Barrino & Snellville, GA's Diana DeGarmo will battle it out from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood for your votes to make 1 of them the next American Idol.

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s03e44 / And The Winner Is... ..

27th May '04 - 12:00am
And The Winner Is... ..

Live, two-hour season finale, when either Fantasia or Diana takes the crown!

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s03e45 / Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas

25th Nov '04 - 1:00am
Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas

Past Idols sing songs from their new solo album releases as well as holiday classics.

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