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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Boy George and Matt Iseman face off for the title of “The New Celebrity Apprentice”

Six weeks ago, Matt Iseman and Boy George began a journey with 14 other celebrities to become Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice. Throughout the weeks, the celebrities were divided into two teams: Team Arete and Team Prima.  There were strong contenders who were surprisingly eliminated early such as Carson Kressley and Laila Ali, celebrities who clearly […]

Superstar collaborations headline the 59th Annual Grammy Awards

This is it, music lovers! Tonight was the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Late Late Show host and Carpool Karaoke creator James Corden made his hosting debut as some of the music industry’s biggest names came together to honor the achievements of the Recording Academy. However, viewers were looking forward to seeing who would win the […]

The Five Question Challenge with MADIBA’s Terry Pheto

This month, BET (Black Entertainment Television) is paying tribute to one of the most influential world leaders of all-time: Nelson Rolihlahla “Madiba” Mandela. The network’s three-part miniseries, MADIBA, is based on the late President Mandela’s two autobiographies: Conversations with Myself and Nelson Mandela by Myself. Executive produced by Blue Ice Pictures’ President Lance Samuels and […]

“New Celebrity Apprentice” Final Four fight to impress Jessica Alba

We are down to the final four candidates of The New Celebrity Apprentice! By the end of the episode, the audience learned if either Boy George or Brooke Burke-Charvet was going to compete against Laila Ali or Matt Iseman for the title of Celebrity Apprentice. Both Matt and Brooke each won two tasks as project […]

Steve Ballmer & Leeza Gibbons visit “The New Celebrity Apprentice”

We are getting close to the end of this season of The New Celebrity Apprentice. After last week’s explosive triple elimination, there were seven candidates left to run to join Piers Morgan, the late Joan Rivers, Bret Michaels, Arsenio Hall, and Leeza Gibbons in the winner’s circles. Tonight, former Microsoft CEO and Los Angeles Clippers […]

“The New Celebrity Apprentice” said goodbye to three candidates as Bob Harper visits

Last week, The New Celebrity Apprentice teased a massive elimination was coming. In this week’s edition, four celebrity candidates were terminated by former California Governor and New Celebrity Apprentice host Arnold Schwarzenegger. Numerous contestants were up for elimination that ranged from Brooke Burke-Charvet, who failed to recruit her husband to cooperate with her on Prima’s […]

Jake’s Take Previews: “The New Edition Story”

Before One Direction, the Backstreet Boys, Boyz II Men, and the New Kids on the Block conquered the boyband genre; New Edition paved the way for their success. Bobby Brown, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Travis Pettus, and Corey Rackley started the group in 1978 in Boston.  However, their lives changed forever when they met Brooke […]

Warren Buffett & Gemma Godfrey visit “The New Celebrity Apprentice”

Two talented entrepreneurs visited Arnold Schwarzenegger and his New Celebrity Apprentice candidates this evening: the legendary Warren Buffett and Gemma Godfrey, Founder and CEO of Moo.la, a digital investment service. Throughout his legendary career, “the Oracle of Omaha” has grown his company, Berkshire Hathaway, into a force to be reckoned with the business world. With […]

Schwarzenegger’s “New Celebrity Apprentice” gets hungry

Last week, The New Celebrity Apprentice debuted with a new location (Los Angeles, California), new candidates and a different boss: former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Under the leadership of Boy George, Carson Kressley, Jon Lovitz, and Matt Iseman, Team Arete dominated the first two tasks for Tyra Banks Cosmetics and Trident. Sadly, the women of […]

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