American Idol

  • Score 6.8
  • Premiered: Jun 2002
  • Episodes: 605
  • Followers: 1320
  • Rank #469
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  • ABC (US)
  • Sunday at 8

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Season 3 Discuss
3x1
First Show, First Recap
Air date
Jan 19, 2004
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!
3x2
The Journey Continues!
Air date
Jan 20, 2004
The auditions continue as the judges move on to Atlanta. And just when they think it couldnt get any worse, well.....it does
3x3
Night Three!
Air date
Jan 21, 2004
Embarassment in Houston. Only 13 people out of the thousands that auditioned made it. Wow...
3x4
Finally! A Show About California!
Air date
Jan 27, 2004
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.
3x5
Mokolokilikilanilaki! It's Hawai'i!
Air date
Jan 28, 2004
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.
3x6
The Road is to Hollywood! (Is Paved with Broken Dreams. And Asphalt.)
Air date
Feb 02, 2004
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!
3x7
You're Going to Hollywood! (For a Little Bit, At Least.)
Air date
Feb 03, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x8
87 - People Not Good Enough = 32 Finalists!
Air date
Feb 04, 2004
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?
3x9
Sing!
Air date
Feb 10, 2004
THESE 8 PEOPLE COMPETE FOR A 2 PERSON SPOT IN THE FINAL GROUP OF 12! Who will win it..? Performing: 1) Diana Degarmo - I've Got the Music In Me 2) Marque Lynch - The Wind Beneath My .. show full overview
3x10
Two Will Be Happy. Six Will Be Sad. Lots Will Be Watching.
Air date
Feb 11, 2004
The first two people to move on to the final group of 12 are... Diana DeGarmo! & Fantasia Barrino!
3x11
Sing Again!
Air date
Feb 17, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x12
The Final Decision...But The Right One?
Air date
Feb 18, 2004
The second two people to move on to the final group of 12 are... Camile Velasco & Matthew Rogers
3x13
I'm Back, Baby!
Air date
Feb 24, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x14
You! Over here! With the rest of the finalists!
Air date
Feb 25, 2004
The next two people to advance to the top 12 are.... LaTOYA LONDON and... AMY ADAMS
3x15
Uncut, Uncensored and Untalented
Air date
Mar 01, 2004
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.'
3x16
Group Four! Then the Wild Card!
Air date
Mar 02, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x17
Finally! Finalists!
Air date
Mar 03, 2004
The next two spots in the Top 12 are filled.
3x18
Wild Card Round (1)
Air date
Mar 09, 2004
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) * .. show full overview
3x19
Wild Card Round (2)
Air date
Mar 10, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x20
12 Finalists Have Been Chosen
Air date
Mar 16, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x21
Clay Aiken Returns
Air date
Mar 17, 2004
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!!
3x22
1 Down 11 To Go
Air date
Mar 23, 2004
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, .. show full overview
3x23
Soon There Will Be 10
Air date
Mar 24, 2004
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".
3x24
10 Contestants Sing
Air date
Mar 30, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x25
10 - 1 = 9
Air date
Mar 31, 2004
Another contestants hopes & dreams are crushed as he/she is voted off.
3x26
Elton John Theme
Air date
Apr 06, 2004
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, .. show full overview
3x27
Tamyra Gray Returns
Air date
Apr 07, 2004
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."
3x28
8 Left To Compete
Air date
Apr 14, 2004
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.
3x29
Down to 7 (Battle of the Jo(h)n's)
Air date
Apr 15, 2004
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.
3x30
7 Sing!!
Air date
Apr 20, 2004
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.
3x31
6 Remain - Barry Manilow Visits
Air date
Apr 21, 2004
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.
3x32
6 Perform
Air date
Apr 27, 2004
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.
3x33
6-1=5 Is The Result
Air date
Apr 28, 2004
Johns Stevens is the next contestant to leave American Idol.
3x34
American Idol: The Final Five 2004
Air date
May 03, 2004
We get intimate with the final 5 and hear them sing their favorite song from the season so far!
3x35
5 Idols Sing
Air date
May 04, 2004
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.
3x36
Only 4 Remain
Air date
May 05, 2004
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.
3x37
4 Idols Perform
Air date
May 11, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x38
Only 3 Idols Remain
Air date
May 12, 2004
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.
3x39
The Final 3 2004
Air date
May 17, 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!
3x40
3 Sing
Air date
May 18, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x41
Now Down To 2
Air date
May 19, 2004
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.
3x42
American Idol: The Phenomenon
Air date
May 23, 2004
An overall look at the first three seasons of American Idol!
3x43
Fantasia Barrino Vs. Diana DeGarmo
Air date
May 25, 2004
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 .. show full overview
3x44
And The Winner Is.....
Air date
May 26, 2004
Live, two-hour season finale, when either Fantasia or Diana takes the crown! The winner of American Idol season 3 is .... FANTASIA BARRINO!!!!
3x45 Season finale
Kelly, Ruben & Fantasia: Home for Christmas
Air date
Nov 24, 2004
Past Idols sing songs from their new solo album releases as well as holiday classics. Tonight's theme: Holiday Classics. Performing tonight: Kelly Clarkson, Ruben Studdard, and Fantasia Barrino.

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