“Physical: 100” has topped the global Netflix chart for TV series.
Flix Patrol, a website that ranks content on online streaming platforms, on Feb. 8 said the fitness reality show topped the Netflix global chart for TV programs.
“Physical: 100” was No. 1 in 38 countries including Korea, the U.K., France, Germany, Australia, Czech Republic and Vietnam and second in the U.S., Brazil, Croatia, Hungary, Kenya and Saudi Arabia.
With a score of 715, the show ranked far ahead of runner-up “Ginny & Georgia” with 486.
“Physical: 100: is the first Korean entertainment program to top the Netflix global chart for TV shows.
The highest-ranking Korean program on the chart before “Physical: 100” was “Single’s Inferno” (2021), which reached No. 5.
“Physical: 100” features a survival game among 100 competitors who pride themselves on their physical fitness to crown the contestant with the best physical condition. The nine-episode series premiered on Jan. 24.
The field comprised men and women of all age groups, nationalities and weight.
Among the contestants were gyeoktuki (Korean kickboxing) fighter Choo Sung-hoon; men’s skeleton competitor and Olympic gold medalist Yun Sung-bin; artistic gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Yang Hak-seon; sports trainer and YouTuber Shim Euddeum; national wrestler Jang Eunsil and former American baseball pitcher Dustin Nippert.