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Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« on: February 07, 2017, 08:37:05 AM »
Nice tidbit from Allan Wu!!

A This should be another amazing year as we prepare for the sixth season of The Amazing Race Asia and the fourth season of The Amazing Race China Celebrity Edition.



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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 12:46:32 AM »
Woohoo! Hope they can get another great cast of celebs. They've really been able to get some big stars.


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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2017, 01:24:56 AM »
IMO TBH, do we need ANOTHER celebrity edition? We've already HAD 3 season's of it...
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2017, 11:29:32 AM »
IMO TBH, do we need ANOTHER celebrity edition? We've already HAD 3 season's of it...

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2017, 08:52:45 PM »
I don't mind all-celeb casts (see: WIDM) as long as they get good all-celeb casts
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2017, 12:17:17 PM »
Random question, are previous TARChina seasons in English?

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2017, 08:32:33 AM »
Random question, are previous TARChina seasons in English?
No for this celebrity edition

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« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2017, 07:21:11 PM »
Even though also hosted by Allan Wu, but all done in Mandarin.

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2017, 09:40:26 PM »
Okay  LOTS of news!!

There was a major news conference in HK March 23.

Major things:

Filming to start in early May.

Another Celebrity Edition

Will have an Indiana Jones type search for a treasure Item each leg

Some sort of partner exchange towards the end.

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it is learned that this season will be the classic movie "Indiana Jones" as the theme, guests will be from Hong Kong Victoria Harbor, Nordic "Viking legend" Stockholm, "fairy tale town" Denmark, visit the Middle East of Israel, Mumbai, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Vietnam, and finally returned to Shanghai, Zhang Yi said the fourth quarter will be strong plot content and film level production standards, Production "more variety of film temperament" reality show. And guests will also explore the Asia-Europe culture "secret treasure" journey, the race out of the fourth quarter of the championship!

In addition to the theme of the change, the fourth quarter will also usher in the rules of the comprehensive innovation. Zhang Yi said that in addition to the original joint, polling rotation, the task is difficult, but also in some of the task set to break the boundaries of the group, so that two groups of guests exchange partner. Work together to fulfill the challenge.

Allan Wu not present but apparently remains the host

Actress Fan Bingbing will join the cast

Fan Bingbing described "gentle" Zheng Yuan Chang will join; SNH48 popular idol Lu Ting, Zeng Yanfen entry; Shenzhen TV host Hadron, Zhang Xingyue also into the fourth quarter, "speed forward" guests lineup."

Note also that she has signed a contract with the show's new sponsor!!  :groan:

Route!


Leg 1 Hong Kong
Leg 2 Copenhagen Denmark
Leg 3/4 Stockholm, Sweden
Leg 5 Mumbai, India
Leg 6 Singapore
Leg 7 Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel
Leg 8 Colombo Sri Lanka
Leg 9 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
Leg 10 Shanghai, China


http://media.weibo.cn/article?id=2309404088857464302257&jumpfrom=weibocom&luicode=10000370&_T_WM=8797001ccc8c15cc82dcf8c84f50ebce


excuse the bad translation, feel free to improve!
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2017, 09:53:02 PM »





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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2017, 10:02:32 PM »
oh no not another celeb edition.  :groan: :haha :dick

SEEMS like a good route


WHY ONLY TEN LEGS! A RACE SHOULD HAVE 12 LEGS EVERYTIME!!!


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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2017, 10:14:18 PM »
oh no not celeb edition.  :groan: :haha :dick

SEEMS like a good route


WHY ONLY TEN LEGS! A RACE SHOULD HAVE 12 LEGS EVERYTIME!!!

All seasons of TAR China have been celebrities  :groan:
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #12 on: March 26, 2017, 03:32:48 AM »
Fan Bingbing? Damn, TAR China always gets big celebs.
I wonder if the male team that Liu Chang & Jin Dachuan replaced last year will join this year?

Looking forward to the Israel Leg!

I wonder if that new twist is like an Intersection, but switch partners to complete a task and then reunite with your real partner afterwards. That would be interesting actually. As long as it's not a permanent switch until the end.

Some other teams from this article:
Table tennis champion Zhang Jike and his father
Actor Zheng Yuan Chang/Joe Cheng
SNH48 members (again! lol) Lu Ting & Zeng Yanfen
Shenzhen TV hosts/anchors 人强子 & 张星月

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #13 on: March 26, 2017, 06:58:53 AM »
No England // Scotland  :dick

Exited about Israel // Stockholm // Sri Lanka

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #14 on: April 03, 2017, 11:43:49 AM »
Been reading a bit about the new season, will update this post, as I go through some articles.
http://www.gd.chinanews.com/2017/2017-03-29/2/381963.shtml
There's a new title sponsor for the season 黑黑乳 which is a line of sesame based instant drinks.

Just as Season 3 had an Olympic Games theme, the new season is subtitled "Raiders of the Lost Ark" - that's the Indiana Jones bit of the season, with all destinations having some ties to historic sites, with historical ties with China (It almost reminded me how TAR Can international legs, try to always tie them to Canada).

Just a reminder for the those who haven't followed TAR China before, even though there's a map showing all the destinations, unlike most other entries to the franchise the show is not filmed continually. It is filmed in small bursts with a few legs at a time.


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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2017, 07:56:28 AM »
And we have the full celebrity cast announced a few days ago. Once again including some returning celebrities.

http://www.qinbaol.com/ent/20170422/1730418828.html





It does seem to suggest that it feature start with 13 teams. The article also mentions they'll starting filming on the 3rd quarter - hence around July~September.

The cast seems to have changed to some of the people who were suggested previsously.

1)
范冰冰+李晨 - Dating
Fan Bing Bing (Singer, Actress, Producer from Shantung)
Jerry Li (Actor, Singer, Director from Beijing)

2)
钟汉良+?? -
Wallace Chung  (Singer, Actor, Dancer from Hong Kong)

3)
彭于晏+??
Eddie Peng (Actor and Singer from Penghu, Taiwan)
 
4)
金星+ Hans(??)
Jin Xing
Hans is not listed in the article, or even featured (as he's not a celebrity) but I assume she'll be racing with her husband again.

5)
李宇春+??
Chris Lee (Female Singer from Chengtu)

6)
张继科+ 张传铭
Zhang Jike (Table Tennis Olympic Medalist in London and Rio from QingDao) and his father / coach Zhang Chuanming
- It was previsously reported he'd be racing with his father, but didn't find confirmation from newest articles.
(Update - adding the father's name, who's also his coach

7)
谢娜+?
Nana Tse (Actress and host from Szechuan)   
She's married to singer Jason Zhang, but since he's not listed among the featured celebrities, she's not racing with her husband

8 )
马思纯+欧豪 - Dating
Sandra Ma (Actress from Anhui)
Oho Ou (A Singer, former contestant for 《超级男声》- "Super Boy" - competition show, another variation to the PopIdol/TheVoice/XFactor type of program in 2013 - he was 1st runner-up for that season )
They Co-Starred in the 2014 movie The Left Ear.
(Update: Upon reviewing the press conference listing, he wasn't listed in article, but appear as same block as Sandra on the picture)

9)
福原爱+江宏杰 - Married
Ai Fukuhara (Japenese Table Tennis Ranked #4 of the World in 2015. She trained and played in mainland China and is very famous there. Part of )
Chiang Hung-Chieh  (Taiwanese Table Tennis Player)

10)
蔡国庆+??
Cai Guoqing (Host, Singer Actor from Beijing)

11)
林依轮 + Father Father and Son
Allen Lin (Actor, Singer and Singer from Beijing )

12)
2 Members from SNH48 - Lu Ting & Zeng Yanfen??

13)
蒋劲夫
Jiang Jingfu (Model, Singer and Actor from Hunan)
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2017, 08:11:13 AM »
wait there is 13 teams

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« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2017, 08:19:57 AM »
wait there is 13 teams

Unless some of the individual celebrities listed are actually racing together as Friends. Couldn't get a confirmation either way. So for now, I am listing them as separate teams.
Especially cause there are still only 10 legs.
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2017, 02:16:35 PM »
Wow! That's another great cast. Like, for me who isn't as in tune with Chinese pop culture, I actually know a couple of these celebrities.

And yay! I definitely hope it is Jin Xing and Hans again, even if for a few Legs.

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« Reply #19 on: May 09, 2017, 02:27:46 PM »
It never gets old how the Asia versions announce up front, "these are our teams! And here's everywhere we're going to go!". Makes tracking filming so much easier :D

And if it is Jin Xing and Hans again, hopefully they don't need to be saved 2 legs in a row. That kinda soured me on them :(

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News and Speculation
« Reply #20 on: May 09, 2017, 02:46:42 PM »
Yeah, I love Jin Xing and Hans, but I'm not really a fan of the Return Ticket/Salvage Pass

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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2017, 09:04:56 AM »
This should be staring soon, early June? Please stay alert!
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« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2017, 09:33:54 AM »
Could we get some cast photos up...anyone??
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« Reply #23 on: May 24, 2017, 07:53:57 AM »
Could we get some cast photos up...anyone??

I re-uploaded the pictures showing the celebrities from the press conference, but still haven't been able to track down  the proper team breakdown whether we're actually getting 13 teams or whether some of the celebs listed individually will actually participate together. Added a few names.

Until we get the press pics, hopefully these can help.

First some speculation:
- Hans Still not confirmed but will be listing him anyway.
- 3) 彭于晏 Eddie Peng and 13) 蒋劲夫 Jiang Jingfu seem very likely to be racing together, as several websites list them as very close friends. So listing them together below.


1) 范冰冰Fan Bing Bing+李晨Jerry Li - Dating


2) 钟汉良Wallace Chung


3)彭于晏Eddie Peng + 13)蒋劲夫Jiang Jingfu  - Friends

 
4)金星Jin Xing+ Hans(??) - Married


5)李宇春Chris Lee


6)张继科Zhang Jike+ 张传铭Zhang Chuanming - Father and Son / Coach and Athlete


7)谢娜Nana Tse+??


8 )马思纯Sandra Ma+欧豪Oho Ou - Dating


9)福原爱Ai Fukuhara+江宏杰Chiang Hung-Chieh - Married


10)蔡国庆Cai Guoqing+??


11)林依轮Allen Lin + Father Father and Son


12)2 Members from SNH48 - Lu Ting & Zeng Yanfen??







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« Reply #24 on: May 24, 2017, 07:55:52 AM »
Thanks so much!!
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« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2017, 10:14:21 AM »
What a weird production process. So it seems despite the press event unveiling those celeb, things have changed again, regarding who's racing.

Two news links about the filming of leg one, with several names that weren't in the press event thing I posted before.

Posting first, but will keep updating the post with translations and details.
https://www.sohu.com/a/146020413_599354
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新一季开录了,张继科没有来,范冰冰搭档的是t。有郑元畅,搭档王丽坤。还有吴敏霞和她男朋友。第一期是在香港,主持人没变。

Implies some team combination not listed before:
1) FanBingBin is racing with 谢依霖 (Evonne Hsieh, Taiwanese Actress, from Hualien, Taiwan)
2)吴敏霞 Wu MInxiang (Olympic Medalist Diver in 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games from Shanghai) racing with her boyfriend.

http://www.stheadline.com/inews-content.php?cat=f&nid=107806
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內地真人騷《極速前進》第4季仍在拍攝中,原來日前製作單位拉大隊來港拍攝,陣容包括范冰冰和謝依霖、暢鄭元和王麗坤、修杰楷和賈靜雯及吳敏霞夫婦。有網民野生捕獲眾人在中環碼頭、灣仔金紫荊廣場及尖沙咀鐘樓取景。眾人穿上運動裝,在炎炎夏日下奔跑,完成任務
It repeats info and adds some other, but very little matches to what we got in April from that press event:
1) FaBinBin racing with Evonne Hsieh.
2) 鄭元暢Joe Cheng (Singer-Actor from Taichung Taiwan) racing with 王麗坤Claudia Wang (Actress/ Dancer from Chifeng, China) - Dating?? Joe Cheng was actually lsited among the celebs on the initial press release for the season, but he wasn't included in the celeb reveal press conference. Which makes this even more confusing.
3) 修杰楷(Xiu Jie Kai, actor from Taipei, Taiwan) and 賈靜雯 (Alyssa Chia, Actress from Taipei, Taiwan) - Married
4) 吳敏霞 WuMinXia and spouse. (1st link says boyfriend, second link says spouse, not sure which one is correct)
BTW, if someone want to adds the pictures (items 1 and 3 in the gallery) from this link to the live thread, they're from an press source after all.


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« Reply #26 on: June 05, 2017, 10:26:10 AM »
Please someone do a master list with pictures?
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« Reply #27 on: June 11, 2017, 07:41:31 PM »
Okay: from a friend...this is hopefully all the updated CAST info:




Via Weibo:


七组嘉宾正式公布:@范冰冰 @谢依霖HOLD住姐 ;@郑元畅小综 @王丽坤 ;@修杰楷shiou  @贾静雯 ;@吴敏霞  #张效诚#@Stephen_ZXC ;@强子哥哥 @张星月不说话 ;@SNH48-陆婷 @snh48-许杨玉琢 ;王新宇@VARSITY-V-新宇 ;@VARSITY-V-邓滨 




Team 1: FanBingBing & Xie Yi Lin (Evonne Hsieh, Taiwanese Actress, from Hualien, Taiwan)

Team 2: Joseph Cheng(Taiwanese model, actor and singer) & Wang Likun(Chinese actress, dancer and singer)

Team 3: Xiu Jie Kai(Taiwanese actor) & Alyssa Chia (Taiwanese television hostess and actress)

Team 4: Wu Minxia (Olympic diver) & Zhang Xiaocheng (Wu's Husband)

Team 5: Qiang Zi & Zhang Xingyue (Hosts from Shenzhen TV)

Team 6: Lu Ting & Xu Yang Yuzhuo (from SNH48, a Chinese idol girl group)

Team 7: Wang Xinyu & Deng Bin (from Varsity-V, a new boy band)

====================================================

ALSO: Since we only saw 7 teams at the start but expect 8 in Leg 2...

The Invader twist MAY be back!

Last seen in Season 2:


In their invasion leg, the intruders must place in the top two to continue racing - if they fail, they may be eliminated from the race. If they succeed, the last team to check-in may be eliminated, and the intruders will keep on racing in future legs.


In this season, , a ping pong ball Olympic player Zhang Ji Ke and his mom will join as the Invaders.

=====================================================================

Filming in Copenhagen is expected to start Monday, Legs 2-3  should be in Denmark.

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #28 on: June 11, 2017, 07:42:42 PM »
So could  someone add some little pics to that cast info please??

Promo from the conference coming.

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #29 on: June 11, 2017, 07:59:17 PM »
SEASON 4 PROMO:

(I know 100% the truck is from Atlanta Season 3). As best I can tell, the only NEW footage is the dragon boats from Episode 1.


<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/uKFkuXsAWag" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/uKFkuXsAWag</a>


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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #30 on: June 11, 2017, 08:06:27 PM »
Nice promo!

I have always liked the Invader twist! Hopefully, one day, it can work it's way into TARUS
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« Reply #31 on: June 11, 2017, 08:11:21 PM »

I have always liked the Invader twist! Hopefully, one day, it can work it's way into TARUS

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #32 on: June 11, 2017, 09:22:47 PM »
So could  someone add some little pics to that cast info please??

Promo from the conference coming.

Yup, that's the confirmed teams. Will work on a post with pictures tomorrow.
Including picture with all of the 7 together.


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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #33 on: June 11, 2017, 10:25:35 PM »
Ooo! I like that dragon boat task. Looks like it would be a great Starting Line task.

I don't know about the Invaders. I wasn't a fan in season 2, even though both Invader teams were good and should've been teams from the start. I loved season 3 because of how "normal" it was. But we'll see.

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #34 on: June 12, 2017, 03:03:16 AM »
Season 2 was a mess because of the dramatic change of rules from original US version
Season 3 was great as they try to stick more to the leg structure of normal, standard TAR leg

Hope it is also the case for season 4

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« Reply #35 on: June 12, 2017, 06:01:47 AM »
SEASON 4 PROMO:
(I know 100% the truck is from Atlanta Season 3). As best I can tell, the only NEW footage is the dragon boats from Episode 1.
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/uKFkuXsAWag" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/uKFkuXsAWag</a>



So before I work on the racers post, let's address how much confusing this production is and how they announce things officially but then change things completely when they actually happen.

Remember the Route map from a few months ago - included above.
Listed 9 Destinations in the following order:
1 - Hong Kong
2 - Copenhagen, Denmark
3 and 4 - Stockholm, Sweden
5 - Mumbai, India
6 - Singapore
7 - Tel Aviv, Israel
8 - Colombo, Sri Lanka
9 - Ho Chi Min, Vietnam
10 - Shanghai, PRC

That list Seems not to be completely valid anymore, as promo reveal the following cities, which we may assume is the route order. Listing the 9 locations, but not sure if Stockholm will be kept as 2 legs:
1 - Hong Kong

2 - Copenhagen, Denmark

3 - Stockholm, Sweden

4 - Hefei, PRC

5 - Singapore

6 - Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam

7 - Macau

8 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


9 - Shanghai, PRC



As the season is filmed in small blocks, I speculate, that this is the filming breakdown
Block 1 - Honk Kong - Already Filmed
Block 2 - Copenhagen - Stockholm - Filming This Week
Block 3 - Hefei - Singapore - Vietnam
Block 4 - Macau - Malaysia - Shanghai

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #36 on: June 12, 2017, 06:12:13 AM »
And Lives confirm that Intruders are ZhangJiKe and his Dad. Updating post accordingly.

Placing these links here, as I will be using as source:
http://m.sohu.com/n/496609357/
https://www.sohu.com/a/148173150_119562
http://weibo.com/ttarticle/p/show?id=2309404117552786745969
http://weibo.com/5155040506/F7mg70ddV?from=page_1002065155040506_profile&wvr=6&mod=weibotime&type=comment#_rnd1497271199259

Articles and promo do seem to imply (emphasis on IMPLY) the teams will collect something at each leg, that ties to the "Raiders of the Lost Arc" theme of the season, which might get into play in the final leg.

The new season will debut in early July.
(With TAR Can also debuting early July, lots of TAR goodness to look forward to).

Will use this post to create the racers list along the day - gotta do some actual IRL work, Will try to update in small bursts during the day.
Full picture from Press Conference, which happened post Leg 1:


We have 7 teams, but 13 Celebrity Racers present, Wang Likun (team 2 - who's racing with Joseph Cheng is missing)


Adding pics from the promo first. Will try doing some better resolution pictures later.

1 ) 范冰冰&谢依霖
Team 1: FanBingBing & Xie Yi Lin (Evonne Hsieh, Taiwanese Actress, from Hualien, Taiwan)
The "Diva Team". Seemed they were paired together without prior relationship. Evonne is almost someone I'd call a Hsie-Shin ( Read my explanation of what's that on the Season 3 thread), which makes the pairing even more unique.


2)郑元畅&王丽坤
Team 2: Joseph Cheng(Taiwanese model, actor and singer) & Wang Likun(Chinese actress, dancer and singer)



2) 贾静雯&修杰楷
Team 3: Alyssa Chia (Taiwanese television hostess and actress) & Xiu Jie Kai(Taiwanese actor)


4) 吴敏霞&张效诚
Team 4: Wu Minxia (Olympic diver) & Zhang Xiaocheng (Wu's Husband)


5)强子&张星月
Team 5: Qiang Zi & Zhang Xingyue (Hosts from Shenzhen TV)


6)SNH48陆婷&许杨玉琢
Team 6: Lu Ting & Xu Yang Yuzhuo (from SNH48, a Chinese idol girl group)


7) 邓滨&王新宇
Team 7: Deng Bin & Wang Xinyu (from Varsity-V, a new boy band)


8 )张继科&徐锡英 
Team 8 (Invading Team): Zhang Ji Ke and his mom Xu Xiying  - Invading Team (joining in the european legs)
If teammate was really changed from Dad (who also serves as his coach) to his mom (just a traditional housewife), might be something interesting.


8 )张继科Zhang Jike+ 张传铭Zhang Chuanming - Father and Son / Coach and Athlete
Team 8 (Invading Team): Zhang Ji ke + Zhang Chuaming - Joining the race on leg 2 in Copehangen.

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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #37 on: June 12, 2017, 11:11:50 AM »
AWESOME!! Thanks for the pics!

So if Fan as at the press conf yesterday... and then teams (drive?) to airport and dep Beijing for Copenhagen....hmmm.

Also interesting that ONLY direct flight yesterday got cancelled!

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« Reply #38 on: June 12, 2017, 11:17:32 AM »
Todays flight looks fine, but if filming was planned for today that is a late arrival.
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« Reply #39 on: June 12, 2017, 11:43:12 AM »
Production usually test out tasks one day ahead of actual filming, which they even film for making off segments, that might be reasoning if we have sources pointing to permits for filming lasting 2 days.

The flight might still work.
As, they do like to either do line-up start of leg or even starting at the hotel, so we might have team arriving with this flight anyway, but heading to the hotel, for an early start tomorrow.

ETA. As Allan is in town, without racers, he's likely shooting all the sponsor inserts that they'll be using during the leg.


I do forget that it's Summer in the North Hemisphere, meaning longer daylight.
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« Reply #40 on: June 14, 2017, 12:00:26 AM »
Stockholm next. Prob w/in 12 hours.
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« Reply #41 on: June 14, 2017, 06:20:33 AM »
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« Reply #42 on: July 03, 2017, 04:51:34 PM »
Official Poster with cast for the season are up. No airdate in them though.




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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #43 on: July 05, 2017, 10:05:43 PM »
Singapore and Vietnam should be filmed this weekend.

Air date believed to be July 14.
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« Reply #44 on: July 07, 2017, 04:45:27 AM »
Someone posted the upcoming filming dates on weibo a few hours ago, not sure how reliable. Is mixture of destinations teased on the map from march, to the destinations on the promo. So I really don't know what to trust anymore.
http://weibo.com/2200855614/Fbi0qkmUz?refer_flag=1001030103_
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《极速前进》第四季7月录制行程安排:
7月9日安徽合肥、7月11日以色列特拉维夫、7月13日印度孟买、7月15日斯里兰卡科伦坡。


So this weekend is block 3 of filming no matter what, it does make the work for anyone we might have on the ground harder.

07/09 Hefei, PRC (seems almost confirmed, spotted other posts about Hefei happening this week)
07/11 TelAviv, Israel (?? Is Israel back on the route???)
07/13 Mumbai, India (??2 Is Mumbai back on the route???)
07/15 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

She did not mention anything of Vietnam or Singapore.

Air date believed to be July 14.

https://www.tvmao.com/program/SZTV-SZTV1-w8.html
As of now the programming listing from 深圳卫视 for 07/14 does not list it.

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« Reply #45 on: July 10, 2017, 05:43:10 AM »
Another new promo for the season:
https://v.qq.com/x/cover/6r62amwpxca5ju4/p00248jqxwk.html

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/vbhc-GBXMzo" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/vbhc-GBXMzo</a>

Still getting conflicting reports on when the season will start to air, but all recent news reports claim it will be sometime this month (july).
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #46 on: July 11, 2017, 07:03:35 PM »
Someone posted the upcoming filming dates on weibo a few hours ago, not sure how reliable. Is mixture of destinations teased on the map from march, to the destinations on the promo. So I really don't know what to trust anymore.
http://weibo.com/2200855614/Fbi0qkmUz?refer_flag=1001030103_
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《极速前进》第四季7月录制行程安排:
7月9日安徽合肥、7月11日以色列特拉维夫、7月13日印度孟买、7月15日斯里兰卡科伦坡。


So this weekend is block 3 of filming no matter what, it does make the work for anyone we might have on the ground harder.

07/09 Hefei, PRC (seems almost confirmed, spotted other posts about Hefei happening this week)
07/11 TelAviv, Israel (?? Is Israel back on the route???)
07/13 Mumbai, India (??2 Is Mumbai back on the route???)
07/15 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

She did not mention anything of Vietnam or Singapore.

Air date believed to be July 14.

https://www.tvmao.com/program/SZTV-SZTV1-w8.html
As of now the programming listing from 深圳卫视 for 07/14 does not list it.



I am told that the route should be Hefei, China, Singapore, Vietnam. The quote is "Fake News". :funny:
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #47 on: July 14, 2017, 04:46:08 AM »
Will be updating my previous posts soon, with new hosting service, since Photobucket removed the embed option for free accounts.

So far, it seems that's how the Race is going.

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Seems I was correct on the filming blocks breakdown - I posted previously
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As the season is filmed in small blocks, I speculate, that this is the filming breakdown
Block 1 - Honk Kong - Already Filmed
Block 2 - Copenhagen - Stockholm - Already Filmed
Block 3 - Hefei - Singapore - Vietnam - Filming Now
Block 4 - Macau - Malaysia - Shanghai - Filming in August


8 teams
1 ) 范冰冰&谢依霖 Team 1: FanBingBing & Xie Yi Lin (Evonne Hsieh, Taiwanese Actress, from Hualien, Taiwan)
2)郑元畅&王丽坤 Team 2: Joseph Cheng(Taiwanese model, actor and singer) & Wang Likun(Chinese actress, dancer and singer)
3) 贾静雯&修杰楷 Team 3: Alyssa Chia (Taiwanese television hostess and actress) & Xiu Jie Kai(Taiwanese actor)
4) 吴敏霞&张效诚 Team 4: Wu Minxia (Olympic diver) & Zhang Xiaocheng (Wu's Husband)
5)强子&张星月 Team 5: Qiang Zi & Zhang Xingyue (Hosts from Shenzhen TV)
6)SNH48陆婷&许杨玉琢 Team 6: Lu Ting & Xu Yang Yuzhuo (from SNH48, a Chinese idol girl group)
7) 邓滨&王新宇 Team 7: Deng Bin & Wang Xinyu (from Varsity-V, a new boy band)
8 )张继科& 张传铭 Team 8: Zhang Jike & Zhang Chuanming - Father and Son / Coach and Athlete (INVADING TEAM)


Leg 1 - Hong Kong - Started with 7 Teams - Non-Elim  - Filmed 06/03
Leg 2 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Invading Team Introduced - 7 1/2 teams Raced - Elim Either Team 7 or Team 1 - Filmed 06/12
Leg 3 - Stockholm, Sweden 1- Non- Elim (Spec - 7 Teams were spotted at Pit Stop) - Filmed 06/14
Leg 4 - Stockholm, Sweden 2 - Elim Either Team 7 or Team 1 (Spec) - Filmed 06/15
Leg 5 - Hefei, PRC - Started with 6 Teams (Teams 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 all spotted and starting line-up and with named Ids shown from a task) - Team 6 Eliminated (Vietnam team line-up from lives spoil this)- Filmed 07/09
Leg 6 - Singapore - Non-Elim (Team 8 was last - Speed Bump board spotted in leg 7) - Filmed 07/11
Leg 7 - Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam - Starting with 5 Teams (Teams 2, 3, 4, 5  and 8 ) - Filmed 07/14 - Elim (Spec)

Coming Up - if cities from promo are all kept
8 - Macau
9 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10 - Shanghai, PRC
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Re: Amazing Race China 4 News/Cast/Speculation on Spoilers
« Reply #48 on: July 21, 2017, 11:46:34 AM »
Any update on premiere date? 14th is long past :)

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« Reply #49 on: July 22, 2017, 08:48:26 PM »
I was told delayed for a bit. Do not have further info, sorry.
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« Reply #50 on: July 24, 2017, 04:28:24 AM »
Sorry, still no update on airdate. All recent published articles just say soon, but the initial thing about a July premiere seems to be caput now.
Update: read the post below.
Update 2: Pics with Premiere date.



And we have this season's official team pics:

1 ) 范冰冰&谢依霖 Team 1: FanBingBing & Xie Yi Lin (Evonne Hsieh)


2)郑元畅&王丽坤 Team 2: Joseph Cheng & Wang Likun


3) 修杰楷&贾静雯 Team 3: Xiu Jie Kai & Alyssa Chia


4) 吴敏霞&张效诚 Team 4: Wu Minxia & Zhang Xiaocheng


5)强子&张星月
Team 5: Qiang Zi & Zhang Xingyue


6)SNH48许杨玉琢&陆婷 Team 6: Xu Yang Yuzhuo & Lu Ting


7) 邓滨&王新宇 Team 7: Deng Bin & Wang Xinyu


8 )张继科&张传铭 Team 8 : Zhang Jike &Zhang Chuanming


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« Reply #51 on: August 07, 2017, 08:45:37 AM »
Leg 2 Preview:
<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/XDvaEeFq1zY" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/XDvaEeFq1zY</a>

- Copehangen, Denmark
- Invading Team
- Ballet RB??
- Another "obstacle" course as an ARI?
- A task involving dogs running through course. Detour?

Still amazed by the task design, it looks like it'll turn out into another amazing leg.


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« Reply #52 on: August 07, 2017, 01:26:46 PM »
That's no doggie! Those are our TAR BUNNY RABBITS!! Loved that task.  :bunny
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