Kelly Clarkson headlines “The Voice: Season 13” Knockouts

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The original American Idol winner is joining The Voice family full-time next season! Before Kelly Clarkson jumped into one of the show’s swirling chairs, the three-time Grammy-winning singer helped Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus, and Jennifer Hudson train their teams for the Season 13 Knockout Rounds! Before we get to […]

Steals fly as “The Voice: Season 13” Battle Rounds continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 13 Battle Rounds are in the home stretch! Before we get into tonight’s battles, here are the artists that will be moving on to the Knockout Rounds: Adam Levine: Hannah Mrozak, Dylan Gerard, & Dennis Drummond (stolen from Blake). Miley Cyrus: Moriah Formica, Brooke Simpson, Chloe Kohanski, & […]

Let “The Voice: Season 13” Battles Begin!

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com The Voice: Season 13 Blind Auditions are over! Let the Battle Rounds commence. Before we get to tonight’s battle recap, here is the official line-ups for all four teams: Team Adam Levine: Dave Crosby, Brandon Showell, Dylan Gerard, Hannah Mrozak, Adam Pierce, Anthony Alexander, Emily Luther, Brandon Brown, Whitney Fenimore, […]

“The Voice: Season 13” Blind Auditions conclude

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight, The Voice: Season 13 Blind Auditions came to a dramatic close. Before we get to the action, here is where all four teams stand: Team Adam Levine: Dave Crosby, Brandon Showell, Dylan Gerard, Hannah Mrozak, Adam Pierce, Anthony Alexander, Emily Luther, Brandon Brown, Whitney Fenimore, & Jon Mero. Team Miley […]

“The Voice: Season 13” Blind Auditions continue

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last week, Oscar and Grammy-winning singer Jennifer Hudson joined The Voice USA family to kick off the Season 13 Blind Auditions. Before we go to the recap, here is where the teams stand after one week of Blind Auditions: Team Adam: Brandon Showell, Dave Crosby, and Dylan Gerard.   Team Miley: […]

How to improve “America’s Got Talent” for Season 13 & beyond

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As DARCI LYNNE FARMER celebrates her victory and prepares to headline the show’s America’s Got Talent Live, producers will be hard at work organizing the Season 13 auditions. But I honestly believe that Simon, Jason Raff, and the America’s Got Talent production team should be fine tuning the show and making […]

“America’s Got Talent: Season 12” finalists square off

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As a veteran fan and recap analyst of the NBC talent competition, I am very disappointed with the America’s Got Talent: Season 12 finalists. There are SIX singing related acts in the Season 12 finals! While I love singers, some of these singers are average at best (I am looking at […]

A Conversation with Joe Moravsky

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Joe Moravsky to Jake’s Take. To many American Ninja Warrior (ANW) fans, Joe Moravsky is known as the Ninja Weatherman. Since his debut on NBC’s obstacle course series in 2013, Joe Moravsky has made it to the Las Vegas finals five years in a row. […]

Ladies & Gentlemen-meet your final five “AGT: Season 12” finalists

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, the 11 remaining semi-finalists took the Dolby Theatre by storm to become Season 12 finalists! Several variety acts including mentalist Colin Cloud, dancer Merrick Hanna, acrobatic dance group Diavolo, and light-up dance crew (and Tyra Banks’ Golden Buzzer) Light Balance stole the show! Meanwhile, Kechi and Mandy Harvey faced […]

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