The third season of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, an American television series created by Brenda Hampton, debuted on the ABC Family television network on Monday, June 7, 2010 at PM.After its second season's mid-season premiere was successful, ABC Family announced on January 12, 2010, that the show would be renewed for a third season, consisting of 26 episodes, the most episodes in a season to date.Season 3 will begin with 14 episodes broadcast before going on a hiatus until March 2011.
After school, Grace visits Ben wanting to celebrate receiving her drivers license but he tells her that he has to go to work.
Instead, he calls out and visits Adrian to confront her about his disbelief of her false alarm.
Meanwhile, Ricky advises Ashley to not have a sex life, George gets his infected hair plugs removed and Jack tells Madison that he loves her; Ricky also questions Ben's motive to tell Amy that he loves her, only to then avoid her.
Jack's parents tell him that they are moving to Phoenix, Arizona.
Meanwhile, Jack asks Ricky and Grace's family to stay with them for his senior year, but they both deny his request.
Griffin tells Grant that it would only hurt his and Ashley's relationship if he transfers to Ulysses High School in the fall.
Elsewhere, Amy gets invited to a musical program in New York for the summer that would presumably help her get into Juilliard, but decides not to go because of John; Adrian tells Ashley that she plans to have an abortion; and Ricky forces Ben to face the truth about Adrian's pregnancy.
They ask him to find a friend to stay with for his senior year prompting him to ask Madison whose parents both object to the request.
Ben visits Amy and they rekindle their relationship.
Upon being caught, Ashley admits to her going on the pill while slipping the news to her parents that Amy is on the pill as well. When Ashley tries to get a ride from her, she stays with Adrian to comfort her.
Ben tells Grace that because of his history with Amy, he can no longer date her, but assures her they will stay friends, leaving Grace upset.