“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 […]

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 […]

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