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 […]

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The Five Question Challenge with The Clairvoyants’ Thommy Ten & Amelie van Tass

It is hard to believe that the America’s Got Talent: Season 11 finale was just last week! One of my favorite acts that made it to the end was Thommy Ten and Amelie van Tass, who are also known as the Clairvoyants. Ever since their first audition, I became mesmerized with the duo’s unbelievable talent […]

The “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” Top 10 duke it out for $1,000,000

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Thousands auditioned, but hundreds of acts were invited to face the America’s Got Talent (AGT) judges: Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and the first time in AGT history: show creator Simon Cowell. While only nine acts received the Golden Buzzer, several performers have built passionate fan bases, and they have […]

The Top Eight Music-based Performances from “America’s Got Talent: Season 11”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent: Season 11 will conclude on Wednesday, as host Nick Cannon will announce who is America’s next $1,000,000 act! Before any of the Top 10 take the Dolby Theatre stage for their final chance to impress America, here are Jake’s Take’s Top Eight music-based performances from this season. #8-Sal […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” Semifinalists make their case

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America, you disappointed me last week! By voting through Grace Vanderwaal and Laura Bretan, you sent home two acts who should have been standing in the winner’s circle (Malevo and Musicality Vocal Group). Grace felt the pressure of the unorthodoxly high expectations during her third performance, while Laura won another Got […]

Meet your first set of “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the first set of America’s Got Talent: Season 11 semifinalists took the Dolby Theatre stage for their shot to appear in the finals! Several acts such as the Edgar Family Band, Jon Dorenbos, Malevo, and Musicality Vocal Group stepped up to the plate and gave some of their personal […]

Jake’s Take’s On: My dream “America’s Got Talent: Season 11” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The America’s Got Talent (AGT): Season 11 Semifinals are upon us! Throughout the two weeks, America and the judges will vote the acts that they deserve to perform in the Season 11 finale. My friend, award-winning marketing maven and fellow AGT fan Becky Wilson, and I have a friendly competition on […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” returns with the final quarterfinals round!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome back, America’s Got Talent! I missed you so much! (I even missed Heidi Klum, too!) Tonight, the Dolby Theatre hosted the final quarterfinals round.  Which of the last 12 acts impressed Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel and might have a chance to move on to the […]

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

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Missed Part One? Click here to read it!  Here’s a little fascinating fact about the artists that are featured in part two of my Top 30 Greatest Reality TV Performances of All-Time.  I have interviewed ALL of these excellent performers! #20-Sharon Irving: “Glory” (America’s Got Talent, 2015) Sharon Irving kicks off […]

iLuminate returns to “AGT” with Fitz & The Tantrums

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the greatest acts in America’s Got Talent (AGT) history returned home tonight! Since their first audition in Season Six, Team iLuminate’s excellent combination of technology, dance, and music blew audiences away, and their performances took them all the way to the Season Six finale, where they took home third […]

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