A Fazenda 4
A Fazenda 4 was the fourth season of the Brazilian reality television series A Fazenda which premiered Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 11:15 p.m. on RecordTV.
This season was confirmed on late December 2010, before the finale of the third season. Britto Junior and Chris Couto reprise their hosting stints for the show. Tina Roma makes her debut as the show's new special correspondent.
For the first time ever, four women reached the finals, making this the first reality show in Brazilian television history with public voting to do so. No Limite 1 (2000) and Aprendiz 6 − Universitário (2009) also managed to create all female final fours but there was no public vote involved.
On October 12, 2011, personal trainer Joana Machado won the competition with 48.2% of the public vote over TV host Monique Evans (44.4%) and DJ Raquel Pacheco (7.4%).
OverviewDue to the 2011 Pan American Games, the fourth season marked the return of the show to its original run, during the South American winter–spring, following the spring airing of the past two seasons. The fourth season lasted a total of 87 days, an increase of one day over the past season.
CastThere are fourteen celebrities new to Farm. As part of the twist for this edition, three former contestants re-entered the Farm for another chance to win the grand prize, which remains R$2,000,000 without tax allowances. Duda Yankovich was ejected on day 23 and was replaced two days later by Dani Bolina, who entered on day 25.
BroadcastsThe main television coverage of A Fazenda 4 is screened in daily highlight programs that transmit Mondays to Fridays at 11:15pm (UTC−3), Saturdays at 10:15pm (UTC−3) and Sundays at 08:00pm (first four weeks) and at 11:15pm (for the remainder of the season) (UTC−3), with Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays shows being broadcast live on Rede Record.
The episodes summarize the events of the previous day in the Farm. It is the first season to be filmed and broadcast in high-definition.
ContestantsBiographical information according to Record official series site, plus footnoted additions.
(ages stated are at time of contest)
Future appearancesIn 2016, Valesca Popozuda appeared in Dança dos Famosos 13, she finished in 10th place.
In 2017, Dinei returned to compete in A Fazenda 9, he finished in 13th place in the competition.
In 2018, Marlon appeared with his wife Leticia Oliveira to compete on Power Couple Brasil 3, they finished in 5th place.
The gameThe fourth season featured the return of actress Franciely Freduzeski (season 1), assistant referee Ana Paula Oliveira (season 2) and TV host Monique Evans (season 3), who were the first celebrities to be evicted in their respective seasons, for another chance to win the grand prize.
Contestants were divided into three teams of five members. On week 8, the teams competed in the season's super challenge for a chance to win an R$500,000 extra prize (equally divided between the remaining team members).
Team Ostrich (Dinei, Gui, Thiago and Valesca) won the challenge, with each one of them winning R$125,000.