Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: Top 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time-Part Three

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Missed part two of my countdown? Click here to read it! This is it! Here are the ten greatest Reality TV performances of all-time:   #10-Candice Glover: “Lovesong” (American Idol, 2013) 2013 was a year of lasts for American Idol. It was the last year that Randy Jackson was on the […]

Jake’s Take’s 5th Anniversary: The 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Over the past five years, Jake’s Take has covered some of the best talent shows on the planet! My blog has covered nine seasons of The Voice USA, five seasons of both America’s Got Talent and American Idol, three seasons of The X Factor USA (please bring back this show, FOX […]

Mat Franco & Paul Zerdin return home as “AGT: Season 11” reveals its first results!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the America’s Got Talent: Season 11 live shows began at their new home: The Dolby Theatre. Several acts (Hara, Jon Dorenbos, Jayna Brown, Musicality Vocal Group, Deadly Games, and Laura Bretan) “shifted into turbo” and delivered some of the most exciting performances from this season. Other acts such as […]

“AGT: Season 11” Goes Live!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com This is it! After countless auditions and four celebrity-packed episodes of Judge Cuts, we are now down to 36 acts. In addition to the 9 Golden Buzzer acts, who received automatic golden tickets to the Season 11 party, 24 acts were invited by judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and […]

1D’s Louis Tomlinson concludes the “AGT: Season 11” Judge Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Directioners, rejoice! Former One Direction member and Simon Cowell’s protégé, Louis Tomlinson, escaped the tabloids’ hot lights and arrived at the America’s Got Talent judges’ desk to join his mentor, Heidi, Mel B and Howie to determine the final seven acts who will perform at the Dolby Theatre for the Season […]

George Lopez visits “America’s Got Talent”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Comedian George Lopez is the latest celebrity to visit America’s Got Talent. The actor, comedian, and former talk show host joined Simon, Heidi, Mel B and Howie at the Judges’ Desk for the third round of the Judges’ Cuts. Like previous guest judges Ne-Yo and Reba, George Lopez is armed with […]

Reba joins “AGT: Season 11” as the Judge Cuts continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of country music’s most iconic artists joined the America’s Got Talent judging panel for one night only! With 27 studio albums, 25 number one Billboard singles, 14 American Music Awards and two Grammy Awards, Reba McEntire has captured the hearts of numerous generations of fans with her superb showmanship and […]

Ne-Yo joins “AGT” for night one of Season 11’s Judges Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The auditions are over! Now, the game truly begins. Tonight was the first night of Season 11’s Judges Cuts. 20 acts must once again face Simon, Heidi, Mel B and Howie to prove they have what it takes to secure one of the spots in the Season 11 live shows at […]

Nick Cannon concludes the “AGT: Season 11” auditions with the Golden Buzzer

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com “I am going to break the rules!”- Nick Cannon, before pressing the Golden Buzzer In 2012, the US’s sister series, Britain’s Got Talent (BGT), introduced the Golden Buzzer to the English-speaking Got Talent franchises. The Golden Buzzer gives the judges the power to advance one act of their choice to its […]

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