Circus 1903 headlines “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Results Show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is appropriate that Circus 1903 were the guest performers for the Week Two Quarterfinals Results Show, because, for the first time in show history, America’s Got Talent, felt at times like an out of control circus. Both Tyra Banks’ Golden Buzzer act, Light Balance, and escape artist Demian Aditya suffered […]

Variety spices up round two of “America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Quarterfinals

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com A Word from the Publisher: What the heck is wrong with your voting, America? Instead of embracing variety, you chose to advance THREE acts under the age of 18? I do not understand why would you chose these acts which are not ready for prime time over seasoned professionals such as […]

Laverne Cox joins “America’s Got Talent” for nail biting round of Judges Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Actress and LGBT activist Laverne Cox joined America’s Got Talent as the Season 12 Judge Cuts hit the halfway mark.  The Orange Is the New Black, and Rocky Horror star arrived just in time as a bulk of the acts tonight planned to go the extremes to make it to the […]

Chris Hardwick joins “America’s Got Talent” as the Season 12 Judges’ Cuts Begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to America’s Got Talent, Chris Hardwick! I hoped that you make a right decision regarding your Golden Buzzer. The Season 12 Judges’ Auditions are over and now, the competition begins. The Wall host and comedian Chris Hardwick joined Simon, Heidi, Howie, and Mel B at the Judges’ Desk.  He had […]

“AGT: Season 12” enters Round Five of Judges’ Auditions

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com     It’s Week Five of the America’s Got Talent (AGT): Season 12 Judges’ Auditions!   This season, numerous acts have impressed Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel!  But, only singers Christian Guardino and Mandy Harvey, ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, and light up dance crew Light Balance are […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 12” Judges’ Auditions continue

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent: Season 12 Judges’ Auditions continue! For the past two weeks, talented performers from around the world have made an impact on the Pasadena Civic Center audience.  Each of these acts made a strong impression on Judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell.  In fact, […]

“America’s Got Talent” welcomes new talent & host Tyra Banks

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) is back, and the NBC talent competition has a new host: Ms. Tyra Banks. The America’s Next Top Model creator and host will help veteran judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, fellow supermodel and longtime friend Heidi Klum, and series creator Simon Cowell on their quest to find […]

Jake’s Take: The Top 10 “America’s Got Talent” Golden Buzzer moments (so far)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com My favorite summer talent competition is back! America’s Got Talent (AGT) is returning Tuesday to NBC for its 12th season! Also making a splash for the fourth season in the row is the Golden Buzzer. For the past three years, the Golden Buzzer has the power to change any act’s life […]

Jake’s Take’s Fifth Anniversary: NBC at 90

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, NBC (National Broadcasting Company) celebrates its 90th anniversary. The Paley Center for Media is saluting the Peacock Network for reaching this particular milestone.  But before actor Kelsey Grammer (Dr. Frasier Crane, Cheers & Frasier) hosts the celebration, Jake’s Take is saluting some of its favorite NBC shows of all-time. Meet […]

The Five Question Challenge with Taylor Williamson

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am delighted to welcome comedian Taylor Williamson to Jake’s Take. After getting started in stand-up comedy while he was finishing up high school, Taylor’s unique brand of comedy caught the attention of numerous television shows including The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (where he set the record for […]

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