The Season 12 semifinals begin on “America’s Got Talent”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s the Season 12 Semifinals! Tonight, the first group of 11 semi-finalists duked it out for a place in the Season 12 Finale. Who made the Dolby Theatre audience cheer? Who impressed Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel?  Plus, who were the two lucky Wild Card acts that […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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, […]

Maren & Charlie visit “The Voice” as the Season 12 Instant Save continues

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Do not get me wrong, I like when artists such as Maren Morris and Charlie Puth are on television, but I believe when you have a show like The Voice, the show should highlight past artists and not Top 40 acts. I am a little disappointed that Team Christina’s Alisan Porter […]

Alisan Porter returns to “The Voice” as Team Alicia & Team Gwen perform

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that it has been a year since Alisan Porter won The Voice thanks to Christina Aguilera’s impeccable tutelage. Tonight, Alisan returned to the show to debut her new single, “Deep Water.” Also, both Team Alicia and Team Gwen performed with their lovely and talented coaches. However, the biggest […]

“The Voice: Season 12” Top 11 perform for America’s votes

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Before we get to The Voice: Season 12 Top 11 recap, I must deliver some breaking news! Sources such as Idolator, MJ’s Big Blog, and TV Guide have confirmed that this season will be Alicia Keys’ final season as a coach.  In all honesty, I rather Alicia on the dais then […]

The Black Fairy’s darkest secret is revealed on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thanks to her grandson, Gideon, the Black Fairy has landed in Storybrooke and has started to set in motion…the Final Battle. The Black Fairy tried and failed to pull Emma away from her family and allies, but all her schemes failed.  The only minor victories that the Black Fairy can claim […]

Zelena targets the Black Fairy on “Once Upon A Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Black Fairy is in Storybrooke. Rumple’s mom and Gideon’s grandmother has already made her unwelcome presence known throughout the town. From controlling Gideon’s heart to revealing to Emma that she created the dark curse that started all this madness, the Black Fairy is looking to create a war that would […]

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