Season 3, Episode 3 - Season 3: Episode 3 (But I'm a National Champion!). Original air date: 1/15/13. The real moms are back and the replacements are out, with the exception of one, Sophia Luccia. How will the moms react to Abby's newest superstar Sophia aka "the new Maddie"? And can the moms deal with Abby's wrath from being on strike for two weeks? Check out "Dance Moms" photos and extras!