Three two-hour audition episodes were broadcast from September 1, 2004 - September 15, 2004. Each episode showcased auditions in two cities.
The two-part Hollywood week aired from September 22, 2004 - September 23, 2004 featuring a two-hour episode highlighting the week and a special 1 hour episode revealing the top 10.
Live shows Edit
Live shows began on September 29, 2004 with the top 10 performing. The season finale was broadcast on November 18, 2004.