The WINNER of ‘AGT: Fantasy League’ Is…

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) launched its latest spin-off, AGT Fantasy League, at the beginning of 2024! Fans voted for the most memorable acts in the Got Talent franchise to compete in this spin-off. The twist was that the judges (Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and returning judge Mel B) picked acts to compete on their […]

Jake’s Take Podcast – Geneviève Côté Returns!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a privilege to welcome back Geneviève Côté to the Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast!  Geneviève became a household name when she auditioned for Canada’s Got Talent (CGT) in 2023. Using her voice, she weaved a fantastic tale that impressed the CGT judges (Howie Mandel, Trish Stratus, Kardinal Offishall, and Lilly Singh) and earned […]

AGT: Fantasy League Finalists BATTLE For the Title

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Eight weeks ago, America’s Got Talent (AGT) began a new chapter in its storied competition: AGT: Fantasy League. The judges (Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and returning judge Mel B) had the opportunity to build their dream teams using acts from across the Got Talent universe.  After stunning performances, surprising Golden Buzzer steals, and shocking eliminations (Chapel […]

AGT: Fantasy League Semifinals CONCLUDE with 2 Golden Buzzers

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT): Fantasy League had its second set of semifinals! The remaining champions, finalists, and fan favorites performed for the last three spots in the Fantasy League finale tonight. Did Simon and Heidi decide to pull a page from Howie and Mel B’s playbooks and steal an act from a judge? […]

AGT: Fantasy League Has WILD First Semifinal Round

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com   The America’s Got Talent (AGT): Fantasy League Qualifiers are over!  We have entered the semifinal phase of this competition! There are only two rounds of semifinals, and only three acts will move forward to the finale in each round. Who rose to the occasion? Who joined Billy & Emily England, Sainted Trap […]

Jake’s Take Podcast: Gina Brillon

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am delighted to welcome back actress, comedian, and writer Gina Brillon to The Jake’s Take with Jacob Elyachar Podcast.  Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. The Puerto Rican actress, comedian, writer, and mom has been a stand-up comedian since she was 17. Her sophomore one-hour Amazon […]

Simon Cowell Commands Final ‘AGT: Fantasy League’ Qualifiers

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT): Fantasy League’s qualifying rounds concluded as all the power held in the Got Talent creator’s hands. Did he take a page from judges Howie Mandel and Mel B’s books and steal an act? Or did Simon follow Heidi Klum’s example and award the Golden Buzzer to a loyal Team Simon […]

Heidi Klum Strikes Back on Night 3 of ‘AGT: Fantasy League’

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com    America’s Got Talent (AGT): Fantasy League entered its third week of competition!    So far, some of Got Talent’s top acts have been recruited by the judges (Simon Cowell, Mel B, Howie Mandel, and Heidi Klum) to join their dream teams. We have seen fan favorites fall short and eliminated from the competition. […]

Howie Takes Control on Night 2 of ‘AGT: Fantasy League’

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Howie Mandel has taken control of AGT: Fantasy League!  Four of his acts – Kristy Sellers, Kseniya Simonova, Shadow Ace, and V. Unbeatable – all made it to the AGT: Fantasy League semifinals. Tonight, he had access to the Golden Buzzer! Did he advance a member of Team Howie to the finale? Or did […]

Mel B Returns for ‘AGT: Fantasy League’

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com America’s Got Talent (AGT) has unleashed a new spin-off, AGT: Fantasy League! For the first time in show history, the best Got Talent acts competed against each other in a showdown like no other. Also, fan-favorite judge Mel B returned to the AGT universe to join her longtime colleagues Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel at the […]

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