Team Adam and Team Gwen face the Live Playoffs on “The Voice”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season Nine has entered the Live Playoffs! Now, since coaches Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are dating…things might get competitive between their teams. So that longtime Voice producer Mark Burnett did not have a culinary or infuriate the new couple…Gwen’s team faced Team Adam tonight. In addition to the […]

Marlon Wayans joins “AGT” for the third round of Judges’ Cuts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent is continuing with its dreaded Judges’ Cuts round! So far this season, each judge has invited a special guest to assist the panel in making these difficult decisions. Two weeks ago, Howard Stern brought in Neil Patrick Harris to kick off the festivities while Heidi Klum recruited Michael […]

Team Pharrell and Team Xtina tackle the Battle Rounds

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Battle Rounds continued tonight! Before, we head to tonight’s battles…here is where our teams stand: Team Adam: Tonya Boyd-Cannon, Deanna Johnson, Nathan Hermida, Blaze Johnson & Joshua Davis (stole from Blake) Team Blake: Brian Johnson, Sarah Potenza, Cody Wickline, Travis Ewing (stole from Pharrell) & Meghan Linsey (also stolen from […]

Maleficent is resurrected as the Charmings’ past haunts “OUAT”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Storybrooke is about to get darker! After a visit from the hellish Chernabog, the town got unwelcomed visitors in the forms of Ursula and Cruella de Vil. While the villainesses claimed that they turned over a new leaf, they immediately double-crossed the town and smuggled in their partner, the bitter Dark […]

It’s ladies night on “American Idol XIV”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the American Idol XIV guys took the Fillmore stage and created memorable performances. I have a good feeling that this will be an easy task for half of the Idol Top 12 Ladies! So, which ladies impressed judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban tonight? Who might […]

Hollywood Week begins on “Idol”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com So far this season, Idol viewers have seen the judges give out hundreds of Golden Tickets to aspiring superstars…who want their shot to sing on the same stage that made Kelly Clarkson, Clay Aiken, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry and Adam Lambert stars! Now, the competition really begins as over […]

Adam Lambert returns as “Idol” heads to J.Lo’s hometown

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com So far this season, we had the show reveal its Top 24 way before the auditions and now we have our first Idol alum guest judge! Standout Season Eight finalist Adam Lambert joined Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. at the judges’ table, as American Idol headed to the Bronx…the “Booty” […]

The never-ending AGT: Season Nine auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent: Season Nine might go down as the season with the most audition episodes ever! This season, the judges (Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Mel B) traveled to Newark, New York and Los Angeles to seek out the next million-dollar-act and Vegas headliner. Who had their superstar […]

“Rising Star” raises the wall

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com American Idol, America’s Got Talent, The Sing-Off, The Voice and X Factor have raised the United States’ interest in the recording industry. While America’s Got Talent, Sing-Off and The Voice have cemented their places in the world of music television, the one-time ratings juggernaut American Idol continues to lose viewers and […]

“American Idol XIII” reveals its Final Two

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, one of the greatest singing competitions of all-time celebrated its 500th episode. While I was expecting some flashback moments and touching in-house tributes from some of the show’s famous alums or judges (we missed you…Simon, Paula, Steven, Kelly and more), I was disappointed on how the production team handled […]

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