RuPaul's Drag Race (season 4)

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RuPaul's Drag Race
Season 4
Broadcast from January 30 (2012-01-30) – April 30, 2012 (2012-04-30)
Judges RuPaul
Michelle Visage
Santino Rice
Billy B[1]
Host(s) RuPaul
Broadcaster Logo
Competitors 13
Winner
Sharon Needles
Sharon Needles
Origin Pittsburgh, PA
Runner-up
Chronology

The fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race began airing on January 30, 2012,[2] with cast members announced November 13, 2011.[3] The winner of season four headlined Logo's Drag Race Tour featuring Absolut Vodka, won a one-of-a-kind trip, a lifetime supply of NYX Cosmetics, and a cash prize of $100,000.[4]

Like the last season, Santino Rice & Billy B (Billy Brasfield), celebrity makeup artist and star of the HGTV mini-series Hometown Renovation, shared the same seat at the judges table alternatively, Brasfield filling in for Rice when needed.[1] Both judges appeared side-by-side in the audience during the "Reunited" episode.

The theme song playing during the runway every episode was "Glamazon" and the song played during the credits was "The Beginning", both from RuPaul's album Glamazon.

The winner of the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race was Sharon Needles, with Chad Michaels and Phi Phi O'Hara being the runners-up, making it the first time in the shows history to have two runners-up.

Chad Michaels and Latrice Royale competed on the first season of All Stars. Latrice placed 7th/8th overall with season 3 contestant Manila Luzon. Chad won the competition.

Phi Phi O'Hara competed on the second season of All Stars. She placed 7th overall.

Contestants[edit]

(Ages and names stated are at time of contest)

Contestant Name Age Hometown Outcome
Sharon Needles Aaron Coady 29 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Winner
Chad Michaels Chad Michaels 40 San Diego, California Runner-up
Phi Phi O'Hara Jaremi Carey[5] 25 Chicago, Illinois
Latrice Royale Timothy Wilcots 39 South Beach, Florida 4th Place
Kenya Michaels Omar Olivera Bonilla[6] 21 Dorado, Puerto Rico 5th Place[a]
DiDa Ritz Xavier Hairson[7] 25 Chicago, Illinois 6th Place
Willam Willam Belli 29 Los Angeles, California 7th Place[b]
Jiggly Caliente Paulo Arabejo[8] 30 Queens, New York 8th Place
Milan Dwayne Cooper [9] 36 New York, New York 9th Place
Madame LaQueer Carlos Melendez[10] 29 Carolina, Puerto Rico 10th Place
The Princess Adam Biga[11] 31 Chicago, Illinois 11th Place
Lashauwn Beyond Jamall Jackson[12] 21 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 12th Place
Alisa Summers Alex Hernandez[13] 23 Tampa, Florida 13th Place
  1. ^ Kenya Michaels originally placed 9th before being asked back to the competition.
  2. ^ It was revealed during episode 14 that Willam was disqualified from the competition for breaching the contract agreement.

Contestant progress[edit]

Contestant[a] 1[15] 2[16] 3[17] 4[18] 5[19] 6[20] 7[21] 8[22] 9[23] 10[24] 11[25] 13[26] 14[27]
Sharon Needles WIN HIGH WIN SAFE HIGH SAFE HIGH BTM2 WIN LOW WIN SAFE Winner
Chad Michaels SAFE WIN HIGH HIGH WIN SAFE SAFE SAFE HIGH HIGH BTM2 SAFE Runner-up
Phi Phi O'Hara SAFE SAFE SAFE HIGH LOW HIGH WIN BTM2 LOW WIN HIGH SAFE Runner-up
Latrice Royale SAFE SAFE SAFE WIN SAFE HIGH LOW WIN BTM2 BTM2 ELIM Miss C
Kenya Michaels LOW SAFE HIGH LOW ELIM ELIM Guest
DiDa Ritz SAFE LOW BTM2 SAFE SAFE LOW SAFE SAFE ELIM Guest
Willam SAFE SAFE SAFE HIGH HIGH WIN BTM2 DISQ Guest
Jiggly Caliente BTM2 SAFE SAFE HIGH SAFE BTM2 ELIM Guest
Milan SAFE HIGH SAFE BTM2 BTM2 ELIM Guest
Madame LaQueer SAFE WIN LOW ELIM Guest
The Princess HIGH BTM2 ELIM Guest
Lashauwn Beyond HIGH ELIM Guest
Alisa Summers ELIM Guest
     The contestant won RuPaul's Drag Race.
     The contestants were the runners-up.
     The contestant was voted Miss Congeniality by viewers.
     The contestant won a challenge.
     The contestant received positive judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
     The contestant received judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
     The contestant received negative judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
     The contestant was in the bottom two.
     The contestant was eliminated.
     The contestant won the challenge but was disqualified from the competition.
     The contestant returned as a guest for the finale episode.

Lip-syncs[edit]

Episode Contestants Song Eliminated
1 Alisa Summers vs. Jiggly Caliente "Toxic"
(Britney Spears)
Alisa Summers
2 Lashauwn Beyond vs. The Princess "Bad Girls"
(Donna Summer)
Lashauwn Beyond
3 DiDa Ritz vs. The Princess "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)"
(Natalie Cole)
The Princess
4 Madame LaQueer vs. Milan "Trouble"
(Pink)
Madame LaQueer
5 Kenya Michaels vs. Milan "Vogue"
(Madonna)
Kenya Michaels
6 Jiggly Caliente vs. Milan "Born This Way"
(Lady Gaga)
Milan
7 Jiggly Caliente vs. Willam "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)"
(Pam Tillis)
Jiggly Caliente
8 Phi Phi O'Hara vs. Sharon Needles "It's Raining Men (The Sequel)"
(Martha Wash & RuPaul)
None
9 DiDa Ritz vs. Latrice Royale "I've Got to Use My Imagination"
(Gladys Knight & The Pips)
DiDa Ritz
10 Kenya Michaels vs. Latrice Royale "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
(Aretha Franklin)
Kenya Michaels
11 Chad Michaels vs. Latrice Royale "No One Else on Earth"
(Wynonna Judd)
Latrice Royale
13 Chad Michaels vs. Phi Phi O'Hara vs. Sharon Needles "Glamazon"
(RuPaul)
None
     The contestant was eliminated after their first time in the bottom two.
     The contestant was eliminated after their second time in the bottom two.
     The contestant was eliminated after their third time in the bottom two.

Guest judges[edit]

(In alphabetic order by stage name and/or last name)[4]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
381"RuPocalypse Now!"January 30, 2012 (2012-01-30)

The first episode of season 4 was released prior to its January 30 air date to fans of the RuPaul's Drag Race Facebook page. The sneak peek video was released on January 27, but its content was cut short before the runway walk and judging.[28] Thirteen new queens begin their quests for the title of "America's Next Drag Superstar," but first must survive drag zombies and the end of the world.

  • Guest Judges: Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark) and Mike Ruiz
  • Mini-Challenge: Photographer Mike Ruiz shoots the contestants for a "totally toxic" photo spread where they pose on a spinning platform while being sprayed with "hazardous waste."
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Jiggly Caliente
  • Main Challenge: The queens design a post-apocalyptic couture outfit from items looted from drag queen zombies
  • Challenge Winner: Sharon Needles
  • Bottom Two: Alisa Summers & Jiggly Caliente
  • Lip Sync Song: "Toxic" by Britney Spears
  • Eliminated: Alisa Summers
  • Farewell Message: "Keep it cute ladies! Shady sisters 4-ever! ♥ Alisa"
392"WTF!: Wrestling's Trashiest Fighters"February 6, 2012 (2012-02-06)

In this women's wrestling challenge, an homage to G.L.O.W., the queens are separated into three teams headed by the mini-challenge winners, and are asked to create a wrestling storyline and to choreograph a match, to be performed in front of the judges and a live audience. In addition, the teams have to split into binomials: the nice girls, or Faces, and the bad girls, or Heels. Following the wrestling matches, the girls are asked to walk the runway in their best "girly-girl" couture.

  • Guest Judges: Rick Fox and John Salley
  • Wrestling Trainers: "Hollywood's Own" Joey Ryan, Hector "El Chido" Canales and "King of Submissions" Ryan Taylor
  • Mini-Challenge: Split into teams of four and created a "badonkadonk" with padding in 30 minutes.
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Chad Michaels, Willam, Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Main Challenge: Create a wrestling storyline, with "backstage" clip and entertaining match in the ring
  • Runway Theme: Girly Drag
  • Challenge Winners: Chad Michaels and Madame LaQueer
  • Bottom Two: Lashauwn Beyond & The Princess
  • Lip Sync Song: "Bad Girls" by Donna Summer
  • Eliminated: Lashauwn Beyond
  • Farewell Message: "Stay true 2 U + xoxo good luck! –Beyond!"
403"Glamazons vs. Champions"February 13, 2012 (2012-02-13)

The queens make commercials for RuPaul's albums Glamazon and Champion. The queens are separated into two teams, led by Phi Phi O'Hara (Team Champion) and Kenya Michaels (Team Glamazon).

  • Guest Judges: Amber Riley and Natalie Cole
  • Mini-Challenge: Create hats with butterfly-shaped accessories for guest Piyah Martell, Internet diva and transgender teen born with Caudal Regression Syndrome.
  • Mini-Challenge Winners: Phi Phi O'Hara, Kenya Michaels, Jiggly Caliente
  • Main Challenge: Produce and act in TV infomercials for RuPaul's Glamazon and Champion.
  • Runway Theme: Platinum and Gold
  • Challenge Winner: Sharon Needles
  • Bottom Two: DiDa Ritz & The Princess
  • Lip Sync Song: "This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" by Natalie Cole
  • Eliminated: The Princess
  • Farewell Message: "This is (only) the begining [sic] ! Much Love - The Princess / I ♥ U DIDA RITZ!"
414"Queens Behind Bars"February 20, 2012 (2012-02-20)

  • Guest Judges: Billy B, Nicole Sullivan and Max Mutchnick
  • Mini-Challenge: In pairs, paint each others faces while handcuffed to one another and pose for a mug shot photo shoot.
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Willam and Madame LaQueer
  • Main Challenge: In two teams, star in two different episodes of a sitcom.
  • Runway Theme: Television premiere.
  • Challenge Winner: Latrice Royale
  • Bottom Two: Madame LaQueer & Milan
  • Lip Sync Song: "Trouble" by Pink
  • Eliminated: Madame LaQueer
  • Farewell Message: "Girls: Stay humble... People go up... You'll be on the way down! Kisses MLQ / Chad, Sharon, Milan, Dita [sic] = True Friends / Kenya : Botate Mami !"
425"Snatch Game"February 27, 2012 (2012-02-27)

  • Guest Judges: Loretta Devine and Ross Mathews
  • Mini-Challenge: Compete in a game called "Beat the Cock"
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Main Challenge: Celebrity impersonations in a Match Game-style setting
  • Runway Theme: Best Drag
  • Challenge Winner: Chad Michaels
  • Bottom Two: Kenya Michaels & Milan
  • Lip Sync Song: "Vogue" by Madonna
  • Eliminated: Kenya Michaels
  • Farewell Message: "[...] / I'll be waiting for you in my kindom [sic] / Phi-Phi - I love you - sisters 4 ever"
436"Float Your Boat"March 5, 2012 (2012-03-05)

The queens design ship-shaped floats for a Pride parade runway extravaganza. One color from the 8-stripe rainbow flag was randomly assigned to each contestant by Willam, who won the wet T-shirt contest mini-challenge.

  • Guest Judges: Billy B, Kelly Osbourne and Pauley Perrette
  • Mini-Challenge: Gain the biggest crowd reaction in a wet T-shirt contest.
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Willam
  • Main Challenge: Create and wear a parade float based on a color of the pride flag.
  • Challenge Winner: Willam
  • Bottom Two: Jiggly Caliente & Milan
  • Lip Sync Song: "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga
  • Eliminated: Milan
  • Farewell Message: "Say love n show love / Colored girl, why yo base look like chalk ? / Jiggly REPRESENT / Dwayne Milan"
447"Dragazines"March 12, 2012 (2012-03-12)

The contenders' challenge was to produce a magazine cover. The magazines were shared out among the queens by Latrice Royale, who won the mini-challenge.

  • Guest Judges: Regina King and Pam Tillis
  • Mini-Challenge: Reading is Fundamental
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Latrice Royale
  • Main Challenge: Create a magazine cover
  • Challenge Winner: Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Bottom Two: Jiggly Caliente & Willam
  • Lip Sync Song: "Mi Vida Loca" by Pam Tillis
  • Eliminated: Jiggly Caliente
  • Farewell Message: "To my Bitchez / <3 y'all 2 Death! / C U @ da Reunion / Keep it Real" [Second Column:] "Luv the Dusty 'RPDR' Girls! <3 / Shady / I can get [censored] now! / <3 Dida / Jiggly Caliente"
458"Frenemies"March 19, 2012 (2012-03-19)

  • Guest Judges: Lucian Piane, Pamela Anderson, and Jennifer Tilly
  • Mini-Challenge: Polygraph test administered by RuPaul
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: N/A
  • Main Challenge: Live singing duet; the six remaining contestants were paired into three teams (duets) and sing "So Much Better Than You"
  • Challenge Winner: Latrice Royale & Willam
  • Bottom Two: Phi Phi O'Hara & Sharon Needles
  • Lip Sync Song: "It's Raining Men (The Sequel)" Performed by Martha Wash and RuPaul
  • Disqualified: Willam
  • Farewell Message: "Hi, I showed my ass (a lot) so here's one for the road. Willam." (with a butt print on the mirror.)
469"Frock the Vote!"March 26, 2012 (2012-03-26)

The top five girls return to the work room, and RuPaul brings them their next mini challenge: create fashionable footwear out of clear platform heels using an Absolut cocktail as inspiration. Phi Phi wins the mini challenge, and Ru then presents them with their main challenge. The girls will be campaigning for the Drag Queen Presidency, and must put together a presentation for a round table political debate. For their runway, the queens needed dress their best for the president's inaugural ball.

  • Guest Judges: Dan Savage and Jeffrey Moran
  • Mini-Challenge: Design an Absolut Vodka Inspired Shoe
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Main Challenge: Participate in a Presidential debate as the 2012 Wig Party candidate
  • Runway Theme: Inaugural Drag
  • Challenge Winner: Sharon Needles
  • Bottom Two: DiDa Ritz & Latrice Royale
  • Lip Sync Song: "I've Got to Use My Imagination" by Gladys Knight
  • Eliminated: DiDa Ritz
  • Farewell Message: "Ms. Cheese loves you! Stay true 2 U girl Chad, needles, latrice XXX P.S. Phi Phi: Thank love u"
4710"DILFs: Dads I'd Like To Frock"April 2, 2012 (2012-04-02)

It is revealed that Kenya has returned to the competition, and she wins the mini-challenge, which was to drag out a stuffed teddy bear. For their main challenge, the queens are paired up with dads for a maternity runway/makeover and striptease.

  • Guest Judges: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Returned: Kenya Michaels
  • Mini-Challenge: Give a teddy bear a makeover.
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Kenya Michaels
  • Main Challenge: Turn a DILF into a pregnant drag diva.
  • Challenge Winner: Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Bottom Two: Kenya Michaels & Latrice Royale
  • Lip Sync Song: "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" Performed by Aretha Franklin
  • Eliminated: Kenya Michaels
  • Farewell Message: "Girl I say goodbye again! Thank your love. When I left this competition, I felt loved. I love you, and the winner is... I don't know. Kiss K.M."
4811"The Fabulous Bitch Ball"April 9, 2012 (2012-04-09)

For the mini challenge, the queens made a puppet of their own peers and made a bitch fest. Chad won the challenge and as a reward, she allowed to pair each queen with a dog to use as inspiration for the main challenge.

  • Guest Judges: Rose McGowan and Wynonna Judd
  • Mini-Challenge: A bitch fest with puppets
  • Mini-Challenge Winner: Chad Michaels
  • Main Challenge: Design three outfits for the runway in the categories: Daytime Dog Park, Pooch in a Purse and Canine Couture, an outfit inspired by an actual dog.
  • Challenge Winner: Sharon Needles
  • Bottom Two: Chad Michaels & Latrice Royale
  • Lip Sync Song: "No One Else on Earth" by Wynonna Judd
  • Eliminated: Latrice Royale
  • Farewell Message: "My divas Remember who you are, and what you stand for I love you and miss you all. Stay fierce!! Latrice Royale"
4912"RuPaul Rewind"April 16, 2012 (2012-04-16)
A look back on the highlights, low-lights, and previously unseen footage from the season as we race toward the climactic grand finale! RuPaul is joined by Shannel (season 1), Pandora Boxx (season 2) and Mariah (season 3) as they look back over the top 10 fits of fashion from the season so far. This episode also included a few clips of queens who didn't make it on the season, among them, Magnolia Crawford, who later became a contestant on season 6.
5013"The Final Three"April 23, 2012 (2012-04-23)

The queens compete in their final challenge: starring in RuPaul's music video for "Glamazon". In a twist, all three finalists had to perform the lip-sync song. Afterwards, RuPaul announced that the winner of the race will be revealed on "RuPaul's Drag Race: Reunited" the next week.

  • Special Guests: Candis Cayne and Mathu Andersen
  • Main Challenge: Shoot the music video for RuPaul's "Glamazon" with a dramatic scene
  • Lip Sync Song: "Glamazon" by RuPaul
5114"Reunited"April 30, 2012 (2012-04-30)

For the first time, a live audience of fans, mainly from the Los Angeles area sit in as RuPaul and the contestants return for the annual reunion, where RuPaul reveals the winner of the season. The finale episode was taped at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood on Wednesday April 25, 2012, where three different outcomes were filmed in an attempt to keep the winner from being revealed before the episode aired, as had happened in previous seasons.[29][30] We find out Latrice Royale is crowned "Miss Congeniality." We also learn that the reason Willam was disqualified was that he was caught having conjugal visits with his husband, who had tracked Willam to the hotel where the contestants were sequestered during production. This is in breach of the clause barring contestants engaging in unauthorized outside contact.

  • Miss Congeniality: Latrice Royale
  • Runners-up: Chad Michaels & Phi Phi O'Hara
  • Winner of RuPaul's Drag Race Season Four: Sharon Needles

Marketing[edit]

In January 2012, Logo released the second running of Fantasy Drag Race, an online fan contest inspired by fantasy football where viewers assemble a team of three season four Drag Race contestants. Players receive and lose points based on their team's performance on the show, and can earn additional points by redeeming codes and performing tasks given out when episodes of the show first air. The highest scoring players receive Drag Race and NYX Cosmetics products, and one player wins a trip for two to the first stop on Logo's Drag Race Tour.[31]

Already having a generous social media presence, Logo expanded its efforts across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, GetGlue, and Foursquare in preparation for the premiere of season four. Both RuPaul and contestants tweet live while the show airs, and LogoTalk! chat parties (featuring judges, contestants from previous seasons, and contestants from season four) occur on the official Logo website while participants watch new episodes.[32] Season four specifically marks an increased interest from Logo in Tumblr, where the network publishes animated GIFs, contestant trading cards, and images that incorporate internet memes.[33] Dan Sacher, VP of digital for VH1 and Logo, has stated that their online marketing efforts are part of helping the small network expand their fan base across as many outlets as possible.[32]

Reception[edit]

The premiere episode of season four averaged a 0.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic, totaling 481,000 viewers, and ranked as the highest-rated premiere in Logo's network history. Untucked totalled 254,000 viewers, marking the companion show's most watched debut. During the evening of the premiere, the show registered eight US trending topics on Twitter (including Jiggly Caliente, Sharon Needles, Phi Phi O'Hara, and Latrice Royale) and reached a 7th place ranking on Trendrr. Leading up to the first episode, the show's Facebook page saw an 89% increase (earning over half a million fans).[34]

The season finale scored a 0.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic and drew 601,000 viewers total, while the reunion episode became the highest rated episode of the season. Season four's "RuPaul's Drag Race: Reunited" was also the highest-rated reunion in the franchise's history, seeing a 33% increase in the 18-49 demographic compared to season three. The reunion registered five trending topics on Twitter (including Sharon Needles, Phi Phi, Willam, and a new portmanteau Willam introduced to the show: "RuPaulogize"), and ranked 4th among non-sports cable programs for the night on Trendrr.[35]

During season 4, the show's Twitter following increased by 77%, and the Facebook page accrued a 36% increase in likes.[35] TV.com also declared it was the best reality show on television.[36]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Contestant progress is referenced throughout the episodes from LogoTV, alongside the episodes published on iTunes Store.[14]

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