La Isla 2012: El Reality is the first season of La Isla.

At the end, the season was won by María Reneé Núñez after beating Julio César Frías at the Finale.

Development

This season, competition took place on locations in the Dominican Republic; Where the 18 contestants was divided into three tribes: the Celebrities (Sol (2012)), the Famous people (Estrella (2012)​) and the Fameless people (Luna (2012)).

Actor and host Alejandro Lukini is the one who welcomed the participants.

Weekly Schedule

The program airs on Azteca 7 from Mondays to Thursdays, and the schedule goes as follows:

Day Ocurrence
Mondays Territorial Challenge Reward Challenge
(at the merge)
Tuesdays Immunity Challenge
Wednesdays Final Challenge
Thursdays Trial
(up until Final 6)
Deathly Duel
(after Final 6)

Twists/Changes

  • Celebrities vs. Fameless: In the reality show is a group of players made up of 12 renowned Mexican and South American characters, known as the island celebrities and 6 fameless players called also the challengers.
  • Privileges: The Sol (2012) tribe, had the privilige to keep their belongings, stay in High Beach automatically, travel to the ocean in cars, and travel to the Beach in a yate. Estrella (2012) members only kept the ones they could put in a bag, stay in Medium Beach, travel to the ocean in horses and arrive at the Beach in motorboats. And Luna (2012) members where sent to Low Beach, had to walk al the way to the ocean and had to paddle out to their Beach.
  • Captains' Challenge: On Day 16, each tribe would send a captain, would compete on a challenge to see which of their tribes will prevail. The captain to lose will see their tribe dissolve. The captains were Yanilen Díaz, Lourdes Figueroa and Ricardo Casares. The winning captain was Lourdes and the loser Yanilen.
  • Tribe Absorption: On Day 17, the tribe members of the losing captain will be absorbed by the other two tribes. Thus dissolving the Estrella (2012) tribe. The members have immunity the first week in their new tribe. The captain winner can select the member that would go to their tribe, in addition the tribe would go automatically to High Beach.
  • Judges: On each trial, the tribe that wins the Immunity Challenge are judges, these will have a chance to talk to the contestants from the other Tribe, the judges will decide to save a person from the other tribe before the reading of the votes, the votes against to that person would negated. If the rescued person was to be voted out, all the votes would be negated and a new vote should be taken. In merge, the person who wins the inmmunity is the judge.
  • Tiebreaker: The person saved by the judges decides who is voted out between the contestants that are tied.
  • Deathly Duel: When 6 contestants remain, the ones without a bracelet of immunity, will face in an elimination challenge where the last place will be automatically eliminated.

Contestants

Contestant Tribe Affiliation Finish Votes
Against
Original Tribe Absorbed Tribe Merged Tribe
2012Belem.jpg Belem Guerrero
37, Olympic Cyclist
Sol (2012) 1st Voted Out
Day 4
4
2012Juanito.jpg Juanito Acosta
49, Politician
Estrella (2012) 2nd Voted Out
Day 8
5
2012Rafael.jpg Rafael Mercadante
39, Singer and TV Host
Estrella (2012) 3rd Voted Out
Day 12
4
2012Travieso.jpg El Travieso Arce
33, Boxer
Estrella (2012) 4th Voted Out
Day 16
4
2012Juan.jpg Juan Ruíz
47, Businessman
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) 5th Voted Out
Day 20
6
2012Daniel.jpg Daniel Elbittar
33, Actor
Sol (2012) Sol (2012) 6th Voted Out
Day 24
6
2012Ricardo.jpg Ricardo Casares
32, TV Host
Sol (2012) Sol (2012) 7th Voted Out
Day 28
4
2012Lourdes.jpg Lourdes Figueroa
24, Model
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) 8th Voted Out
Day 32
8
2012Julia.jpg Julia Orayen
32, Hostess
Estrella (2012) Sol (2012) 9th Voted Out
Day 36
12
2012Hilario.jpg Hilario Gerez
28, Businessman
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) 10th Voted Out
Day 40
7
2012Ivonne.jpg Ivonne Montero
38, Actress and Singer
Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Fusión (2012) 11th Voted Out
Day 44
6
2012Yanilen.jpg Yanilen Díaz
25, Singer
Estrella (2012) Luna (2012) 12th Voted Out
Day 48
8
2012Celia.jpg Celia Lora
28, Model and Daughter
of Alex Lora
Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Eliminated
Day 52
1
2012Mariana.jpg Mariana Torres
26, Actress and TV Host
Estrella (2012) Sol (2012) Eliminated
Day 56
3
2012Gabrielle.jpg Gabrielle Fernández
20, Model
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Eliminated
Day 60
5
2012Adolfo.jpg El Bofo Bautista
33, Soccer Player
Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Eliminated
Day 61
2
2012Julio.jpg Julio César Frías
22, Prehispanic Dancer
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Runner-Up 2
2012María.jpg María Reneé Núñez
22, Student
Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Sole Survivor 6

Weekly Guide

Week # Air Dates Beaches Challenges Saved by the Judges Voted Out/
Eliminated
Vote Finish
High Medium Low Reward Immunity Final Duel
1 August 20, 2012-
August 23, 2012
Sol (2012) Estrella (2012) Luna (2012) None Luna (2012) Estrella (2012) None Celia Belem 4-1-1 1st Voted Out
Day 4
2 August 27, 2012-
August 30, 2012
Sol (2012) Estrella (2012) Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Julia Juanito 5-1 2nd Voted Out
Day 8
3 September 3, 2012-
September 6, 2012
Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Estrella (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Julia Julia
Rafael
1-02;
2-2-1;
1-03
3rd Voted Out
Day 12
4 September 10, 2012-
September 13, 2012
Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Estrella (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Julia El Travieso 1-1-1-01;
1-03
4th Voted Out
Day 16
5 September 17, 2012-
September 20, 2012
Luna (2012) None Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Julio César Lourdes Lourdes
Juan
2-1-1-02;
4-2-1
5th Voted Out
Day 20
6 September 24, 2012-
September 27, 2012
Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) El Bofo Ricardo Daniel 6-01 6th Voted Out
Day 24
7 October 1, 2012-
October 4, 2012
Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) El Bofo Julia Ricardo 3-01 7th Voted Out
Day 28
8 October 8, 2012-
October 11, 2012
Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Yanilen Gabrielle Gabrielle
Lourdes
2-1-02;
2-2-1-1;
1-03
8th Voted Out
Day 32
9 October 15, 2012-
October 18, 2012
Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Celia Mariana Julia 4-1 9th Voted Out
Day 36
10 October 22, 2012-
October 25, 2012
Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Julio César Gabrielle Hilario 3-2 10th Voted Out
Day 40
11 October 29, 2012-
November 1, 2012
Merged Beach Julio César
[El Bofo]
Julio César El Bofo María Reneé Ivonne 5-01 11th Voted Out
Day 44
12 November 5, 2012-
November 8, 2012
El Bofo
[Julio César]
Julio César El Bofo Mariana Yanilen 5-1-1 12th Voted Out
Day 48
13 November 12, 2012-
November 15, 2012
Julio César Julio César El Bofo María Reneé,
Mariana,
Gabrielle
None Celia Deathly Duel Eliminated
Day 52
14 November 19, 2012-
November 22, 2012
Mariana Julio César María Reneé El Bofo,
Gabrielle
Mariana Deathly Duel Eliminated
Day 56
15 November 26, 2012-
November 29, 2012
El Bofo Julio César María Reneé El Bofo Gabrielle Deathly Duel Eliminated
Day 60
16 December 3, 2012-
December 6, 2012
None None None María Reneé,
Julio César
El Bofo Deathly Duel Eliminated
Day 61
December 8, 2012 Finale Julio César Finale Runner-Up
María Reneé Sole Survivor

Notes:

^1 The person saved by the jury was not going to be voted out, but the votes against it were negated.
^2 The person saved by the jury was to be voted out, so all votes were negated and a new vote should be taken.
^3 The vote resulted in a tie. Per the rules of La Isla 2012, the person saved by the judges decides who is voted out between the contestants that are tied.

Voting History

La Isla 2012: El Reality Voting History
Original Tribes Absorbed Tribes Merged Tribe
Week #: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13-16
Judge/s: Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) Luna (2012) Sol (2012) 2012Julio.jpg
Julio César
2012Julio.jpg
Julio César
No more Trials11
Saved: 2012Celia.jpg
Celia
2012Julia.jpg
Julia
2012Julia.jpg
Julia
2012Julia.jpg
Julia
2012Lourdes.jpg
Lourdes
2012Ricardo.jpg
Ricardo
2012Julia.jpg
Julia
2012Gabrielle.jpg
Gabrielle
2012Mariana.jpg
Mariana
2012Gabrielle.jpg
Gabrielle
2012María.jpg
María Reneé
2012Mariana.jpg
Mariana
Voted out: 2012Belem.jpg
Belem
2012Juanito.jpg
Juanito
Saved Tie 2012Rafael.jpg
Rafael
Tie 2012Travieso.jpg
El Travieso
Saved 2012Juan.jpg
Juan
2012Daniel.jpg
Daniel
2012Ricardo.jpg
Ricardo
Saved Tie 2012Lourdes.jpg
Lourdes
2012Julia.jpg
Julia
2012Hilario.jpg
Hilario
2012Ivonne.jpg
Ivonne
2012Yanilen.jpg
Yanilen
Vote: 4-1-1 5-1 1-01 2-2-12 1-0 1-1-1-03,4 1-0 2-1-1-05 4-2-1 6-06 3-07 2-1-08 2-2-1-19 1-0 4-1 3-2 5-010 5-1-1
María Reneé Juan Juan Hilario Hilario None Hilario Ivonne Yanilen
Julio César Lourdes Juan Lourdes Lourdes None Yanilen Ivonne Yanilen
El Bofo Belem Daniel Julia Julia Ivonne Yanilen
Gabrielle Juan Juan Lourdes Lourdes Lourdes Hilario Ivonne Yanilen
Mariana Juanito Julia Rafael None Julia None Daniel Julia Julia María Reneé Gabrielle
Celia Belem Daniel Ricardo Julia María Reneé Yanilen
Yanilen Juanito Julia El Travieso None El Travieso None Gabrielle María Reneé Gabrielle María Reneé None Hilario Ivonne Celia
Ivonne Belem Daniel Ricardo Julia María Reneé
Hilario Lourdes Juan Gabrielle Julio César None Yanilen
Julia Juanito Rafael Rafael Rafael Yanilen El Travieso Daniel Ricardo El Bofo
Lourdes Hilario Hilario Gabrielle Julio César None
Ricardo Ivonne Daniel Julia
Daniel Belem Ricardo
Juan Lourdes María Reneé
El Travieso Juanito Julia Mariana None Mariana None
Rafael Juanito Julia Mariana None
Juanito El Travieso
Belem El Bofo

Notes:

^1 Julia was saved by the judges, she was to be voted out. Per the rules, all the votes were negated and a new vote had to be taken.
^2 The trial resulted in a tie between Mariana and Rafael with 2 votes each. Per the rules, the saved by the judges (Julia) had to decide the voted out between the contestants involved in the tie.
^3 The trial resulted in a tie between El Travieso, Mariana and Yanilen with 1 vote each. Per the rules, the saved by the judges (Julia) had to decide the voted out between the contestants involved in the tie.
^4 Julia was saved by the judges, therefore 1 vote cast against her were negated.
^5 Lourdes was saved by the judges, she was to be voted out. Per the rules, all the votes were negated and a new vote had to be taken.
^6 Ricardo was saved by the judges, therefore 1 vote cast against him were negated.
^7 The trial resulted in a tie between Julia and Ricardo with 3 votes each. As Julia was saved by the judges, Ricardo was automatically voted out.
^8 Gabrielle was saved by the judges, she was to be voted out. Per the rules, all the votes were negated and a new vote had to be taken.
^9 The trial resulted in a tie between Julio César and Lourdes with 2 votes each. Per the rules, the saved by the judges (Gabrielle) had to decide the voted out between the contestants involved in the tie.
^10 María Reneé was saved by the judge, therefore 3 vote cast against her were negated.
^11 When there were 6 contestants left in the game, the trials were stopped, and they moved on to Deathly Duels.

Trivia

  • This is the first season in which a tribe does not vote out any of its members during the first stage, being the tribe Luna (2012)​.
  • In this season, like the Second and Third, the first voted out of the competition, is a Woman of the Orange tribe.
  • It is the first season in which two participants of the same original and absorbed tribe face each other in the Finale.


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