Season Premiere. The contestants are introduced. The men performed the Cha Cha and the women performed the Foxtrot.
Episode 2 - Episode 301A
The first team of dancers is eliminated. The professional dancer perform a group choreographed Mambo. Tom Jones performs Its Not Unusual and Shes A Lady. Tucker Carlson is the first person to be voted off in season 3.
Episode 3 - Episode 302
The men danced the Quickstep and the women danced the Mambo.
Episode 4 - Episode 302A
Shanna Moakler and Jesse DeSoto are eliminated. Julio Iglesias performs Singing I Want to Know What Love Is as Chmerkovskiy and Cheryl Burke perform the Ramba. The professional dancers perform the Jive to Rebel Yell. Caballero and Claudia Velasco perform the Argentinean Tango to Dance Away.
Episode 5 - Episode 303
The dancers compete to the Jive and the Tango.
Episode 6 - Episode 303A
Harry Hamlin and Ashly DelGrosso are eliminated. The Scissor Sisters perform I Dont Feel Like Dancin. The professional dancers performing a group paso doble to the music of tenor Vittorio Grigolo.
Episode 7 - Episode 304
The contestants get to choose between the Paso Doble and the Waltz.
Episode 8 - Episode 304A
Vivica A. Fox is eliminated. The Los Lonely Boys perform My Way. Tony Dovolani and Elena Grinenko dance to Nick Lachey performance of I Cant Hate You Anymore.
Episode 9 - Episode 305
The remaining teams perform the Samba and the Rumba in tribute to Carnivale.
Episode 10 - Episode 305A
Willa Ford and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are eliminated. Edyta Sliwinska and Kym Johnson dance to Rod Stewart singing Hot Legs. He also performs Fooled Around And Fell In Love. The professional dancers perform a freestyle disco to Earth, Wind & Fires Boogie Wonderland.
Episode 11 - Episode 306
The remaining dancers compete to a ballroom dance style they have not yet attempted. All remaining teams also participate in a Group Freestyle Dance. Sara Evans addresses her withdrawal from the competition in an exclusive interview with Tom Bergeron.
Episode 12 - Episode 306A
No one is eliminated this week because of Sara Evans dropping out. Lionel Richie performs classic hit All Night Long and I Call It Love from his new album.
Episode 13 - Episode 307
In Week 7, the show was split into two rounds a Ballroom round, followed by a Latin round. The scores from both of tonights rounds were added to the judges scores from last week, for a total possible score of 90 points.
Episode 14 - Episode 307A
The seventh team is eliminated, leaving only the top four to compete next week. Martina McBride is the live musical performance this evening.
Episode 15 - Episode 308
This is the eight round of the competition. The remaining four teams will compete by dancing one ballroom style dance and one Latin dance. They will repeat the same two styles next week as well. The four remaining teams are competing to see who is going to make it to the final two on November 14, 2006.
Episode 16 - Episode 308A
Monique Coleman and Louis van Amstel are eliminated, leaving the Final Three who are Joey & Edyta Sliwinska, Mario Lopez & Karina Smirnoff, and Emmitt Smith & Cheryl Burke, to dance in next weeks semi finals. Former contestant Willa Ford returns in a live musical performance to the song Fame. The Opera group Il Divo performs.
Episode 17 - Episode 309
This is the semifinal round. The remaining three contestants dance to their favorite ballroom style and then a Latin dance.
Episode 18 - Episode 309A
The last dancer is eliminated before the winner is announced next week. The remaining two will compete next week for the title. The Pet Shop Boys performed West End Girls.
Episode 19 - Episode 310
The remaining two dance couples compete for the trophy. Emmitt and Mario will compete by performing three dances each. The first is their favorite routine from earlier in the season Mario has chosen the Paso Doble and Emmitt has picked the Mambo. Both Mario and Emmitt will dance a Samba to the same song a Dancing With the Stars first. Finally, each will perform a Freestyle dance.
Episode 20 - Episode 310A
Tonight is filled with special dance performances. The eliminated celebrities return for one last spin around the dance floor. The winner is announced.