The first episode of Season 3, and the twenty-eighth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on June 17, 2008. It was the first auditions episode and took place in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. 17 acts from this episode proceeded to the Vegas Round, and 21 acts were rejected.

Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and David Hasselhoff returned as judges. Jerry Springer returned as host for his second season.






Moved On

Name Image Act Piers Sharon David
Jonathan Arons Jonathanarons.png Trombonist and Dancer Check.png Check.png Check.png
Indiggo Indiggo.png Vocal Duo Check.png Check.png X.png
Nuttin' But Stringz Nuttin'butstringz.png Hip-Hop Violin Duo Check.png Check.png Check.png
David Martin Davidmartin.png Magician Check.png Check.png Check.png
Scott Land Scottland.png Puppeteer Check.png Check.png X.png
Plastic Musik Plasticmusik.png Percussion Group X.png Check.png Check.png
Jazmin 200px Vocal Group Check.png Check.png Check.png
Kaitlyn Maher Kaitlynmaher.png Singer Check.png Check.png Check.png
Slippery Kittens Slipperykittens.png Burlesque Dance Group Check.png Check.png Check.png
Jonathan Burkin Jonathanburkin.png Baton Twirler Check.png Check.png Check.png
Derrick Barry Derrickbarry.png Britney Spears Impersonator X.png Check.png Check.png
Polina Volchek Polinavolchek.png Hula Hooper Check.png Check.png Check.png
Sterling Silver Sterlingsilver.png Clogging Group Check.png Check.png Check.png
Cafidia Stuart Cafidiastuart.png Singer Check.png Check.png Check.png
SickStep Sickstep.png Dance Group Check.png Check.png
Extreme Dance FX Extremedancefx.png Clogging Group Check.png Check.png Check.png
Neal E. Boyd Neale.boyd.png Opera Singer Check.png Check.png Check.png

Eliminated

Name Image Act Piers Sharon David
Bill B. Curlee Billb.curlee.png Singer and Dancer X.png X.png X.png
Nick Afanasiev Nickafanasiev.png Tongue Flexer X.png X.png X.png
Lady "J" Huston Ladyjhuston.png Dancer and Trumpeter X.png X.png X.png
Harold Short II Haroldshortii.png Act X.png X.png X.png
The Quiddlers Thequiddlers3.png Puppeteers X.png X.png X.png
Ed Jacques Edjacques.png Novelty Act X.png X.png X.png
Adam Ace Adamace.png Comedian X.png X.png X.png
Mary Bly Marybly.png Tap Dancer X.png Check.png X.png
Justin Gabriel Ballasy Justingabrielballasy.png Tap Dancer X.png X.png X.png
Joshua Starr Joshuastarr.png Hula-Hooper X.png X.png X.png
Brendon Mak Brendonmak.png Singer and Accordion Player X.png X.png X.png
Chay Vang Chayvang.png Guitarist X.png X.png X.png
Terry Christensen Terrychristensen.png Singer X.png X.png X.png
Singing Santa Claus Singingsantaclaus.png Singer and Santa Impressionist X.png
Jacqueline Groover Jacquelinegroover.png Singer X.png
Stumblebum Brass Stumblebumbrass.png Band X.png X.png X.png
Company Dallasdancecompany.png Dance Group X.png X.png X.png
The Renegades Therenegades.png Dance Group X.png X.png X.png
Daniel Burton Danielburton.png Dancer X.png X.png X.png
M&M Twinz M&mtwinz.png Dancers X.png X.png X.png
Daisy Taste Daisytaste.png Rollerblade Dancer X.png X.png X.png
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