A Fazenda

A Fazenda
Genre Reality Show
Created by Strix Television
Sony Pictures Television
Developed by 2waytraffic
Presented by Britto Junior
Opening theme Stayin' AliveBee Gees
(remix instrumental version)
Country of origin Brazil
Original language(s) Portuguese
No. of seasons 6
No. of episodes 536
Location(s) Itu, São Paulo, Brazil
Running time 60 minutes
Original channel Record
Picture format SDTV (2009–2010)
HDTV (2011–present)
Original run May 31, 2009 – present
Related shows Fazenda de Verão

A Fazenda (Portuguese pronunciation: [a fɐˈzẽdɐ], English: The Farm) is the current Brazilian version of the The Farm reality television show based on the Swedish television series of the same name that was originally created in 2001 by Strix and produced in association with Sony Entertainment and Endemol.

The show is based on a group of celebrities living together twenty-four hours a day in a Farm (located in Itu, São Paulo), isolated from the outside world (primarily from mass media, such as newspapers, telephones, television and the internet) while having all their steps followed by cameras around-the-clock, with no privacy for three months.[1]

The contestants compete for the chance to win the grand prize by avoiding weekly eviction, until the last celebrity remains at the end of the season that can claim the grand prize. The show is presented by news reporter Britto Junior alongside actress Chris Couto and directed by Rodrigo Carelli.[2] Record's website and a Record-owned pay-per-view channel offer round-the-clock coverage.[3]


The show features 14–16 celebrities who are sequestered in the Farm with no contact to or from the outside world. while having all their steps followed by cameras around-the-clock. Each week, the contestants take part in several compulsory challenges that determine who will win the power in the Farm.


Season Winner Runner-Up Third Place Contestants
1 Dado Dolabella Danni Carlos Carlinhos da Silva 14
2 Karina Bacchi André Segatti Mateus Rocha 14
3 Daniel Bueno Sérgio Abreu Lisi Benitez 15
4 Joana Machado Monique Evans Raquel Pacheco 15
5 Viviane Araújo Felipe Folgosi Léo Áquilla 16
6 Bárbara Evans Denise Rocha Marcos Óliver 16

Fazenda de Verão

Fazenda de Verão (English: Summer Farm) was spin-off of A Fazenda, but with ordinary people, instead of the celebrities playing the role of housemates. Rodrigo Faro was the host, replacing Britto Junior from the main celebrity version. The grand prize was R$1 million with tax allowances.


Season Winner Runner-Up Third Place Contestants
1 Angelis Borges Isis Gomes Thyago Gesta 22


All numbers are in points and provided by IBOPE.

Season Timeslot (UTC–3) Episodes Premiered Ended TV season Viewers
(in points)
Date Premiere viewers
(in points)
Date Finale viewers
(in points)
1 Everyday
9:30 pm
85 May 31 16 August 23 21 2009 13
2 Everyday
9:30 pm
89 November 15 19 February 10 19 2009 09
3 Everyday
11:15 pm
87 September 28 20 December 21 17 2010 15
4 Everyday
11:15 pm
87 July 19 16 October 12 15 2011 11
5 Everyday
10:30 pm
94 May 29 17 August 29 18 2012 11
6 Everyday
11:15 pm
100 June 23 16 September 29 12 2013 09

  • Each point represents 60.000 households in São Paulo.


External links

  • Official Site (Portuguese)
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