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


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