Fitness reality show ‘Physical: 100’ tops global Netflix chart

“Physical: 100” has topped the global Netflix chart for TV series.

This is the poster for “Physical: 100.” (Netflix)

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.

“Physical 100” has topped the Netflix global chart for TV shows. (Screen capture from Flix Patrol) is the Internet portal that represents the voice of the Korean government and which promotes Korea online.