“America’s Got Talent: Season 12” finalists square off

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As a veteran fan and recap analyst of the NBC talent competition, I am very disappointed with the America’s Got Talent: Season 12 finalists. There are SIX singing related acts in the Season 12 finals! While I love singers, some of these singers are average at best (I am looking at […]

Ladies & Gentlemen-meet your final five “AGT: Season 12” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the 11 remaining semi-finalists took the Dolby Theatre by storm to become Season 12 finalists! Several variety acts including mentalist Colin Cloud, dancer Merrick Hanna, acrobatic dance group Diavolo, and light-up dance crew (and Tyra Banks’ Golden Buzzer) Light Balance stole the show! Meanwhile, Kechi and Mandy Harvey faced […]

Variety acts highlight round two of “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Semifinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Variety acts have made America’s Got Talent stand out every year in the crowded world of talent competition shows.  But, after the way, things went down last week during the results show….America, we need to talk! A majority of the acts that you selected for next week’s finals…stink! Yes, singing ventriloquist […]

Mat Franco returns to “America’s Got Talent” for a magical results night

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is hard to believe that it has been three years since Mat Franco became the first magician in history to win America’s Got Talent. Mat Franco bested countless acts such as friends to the blog: Emily West, Sons of Serendip, and Emil & Dariel, to win the $1,000,000 cash prize […]

Voices and wild cards headline final round of “AGT: Season 12’” quarterfinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As a longtime viewer and recap columnist of America’s Got Talent, it has been very hard for me to watch this season. There have been numerous kid acts that have been voted through by the American public like never before.  While dancer Merrick Hanna, ventriloquist Darci Lynn, and nine-year-old phenom Angelica […]

Jake’s Take’s Favorite “AGT: Season 12” Acts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This Tuesday, America’s Got Talent: Season 12 finally goes live! The Top 33 (along with three unannounced Wild Card acts) will take the Dolby Theatre stage in the hope that their talents are enough to join Terry Fator, the Olate Dogs, Kenichi Ebina, Mat Franco, and Grace VanderWaal in the NBC […]

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