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 […]

Jake’s Take: 17 Things I Am Looking Forward to in 2017

Happy 2017! Here are some of the things that Jake’s Take is looking forward to this year: Arnold takes over The Celebrity Apprentice (January 2017) Now that series creator Donald Trump is about to take over the Oval Office, NBC has picked out the new man to take over the Boardroom…former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. […]

Jake’s Take: Top 12 Moments from 2016

In one day, 2016 concludes! 2016 has been an incredible year for me, and these are some of my many highlights: #12: Gwen Stefani’s This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour One of my favorite concerts that I went to Gwen Stefani’s This is What the Truth Feels Like Tour. After stops in Virginia […]

A Word from the Publisher: Holiday Greetings (The 2016 Edition)

It was very hard for me to describe 2016 in one word. But I believe that some people might describe this year as historic. Pundits in the political arena might call 2016 “historic” as the United States had a fiery Presidential Election that divided the USA as it elected a Wall Street mogul and Reality […]

America’s Got Talent celebrates the holiday season

For the first time in America’s Got Talent history, the show celebrated the holidays! But could some of the talented alums from the past eleven seasons put a smile to the show’s resident grumpy Grinch, Simon Cowell’s face? Read on to find out: After Santa Nick had summoned the judges to the Dolby Theatre, Brian […]

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 […]

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

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the second set of America’s Got Talent: Season 11 semifinalists took the Dolby Theatre stage by storm. I believe that there was a fine line between “not ready for prime time” and “ready for Las Vegas” and several of the semifinalists proved that not only willing to win the […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 11” semifinals begin

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood; it’s Round One of the America’s Got Talent: Season 11 semifinals! Tonight, 11 acts fought for a place in the September finale! Which acts proved to judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and Howie Mandel, that they were ready for the finale? Which […]

Recycled Percussion returns to “America’s Got Talent” for the final Season 11 quarterfinals results show

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Seven years ago, a Manchester, New Hampshire-based band took America’s Got Talent by storm. Recycled Percussion has grown leaps and bound since they took third place at the end of the fourth season.  They are one of the hottest acts on the Vegas strip as their successful show leapfrogged from venue […]

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 […]

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