Season 3

The third season of the American television series Bones premiered on September 25, 2007 and concluded on May 19, 2008 on the Fox Network. The show moved back to its original time slot, airing on Tuesdays at 8:00 pm ET before moving to Mondays at 8:00 pm ET in 2008. The third season was cut short due to 20072008 Writers Guild of America strike and only consisted of 15 episodes, including the unaired second season episode "Player Under Pressure." Due to the strike, the show had an extended hiatus after "The Santa in the Slush" aired on November 27, 2007; the show returned on April 14, 2008. The season averaged 8.9 million viewers. This season featured the season-long story arc revolving around the cannibalistic serial killer known as The Gormogon. In the season finale, the team discovers the Gormogon's identity.