“The 8 Show” Reaches No. 1 on Netflix Global, Top 10 in 68 Countries, “Thrilled with Attention”

The Netflix K-drama “The 8 Show” is enjoying remarkable popularity even in the second week of its release.

“The 8 Show” tells the story of eight individuals trapped in a secretive space divided into eight floors, where they participate in a sweet yet dangerous show that promises money as time accumulates. This Netflix series has received widespread acclaim worldwide, topping the Netflix Global TOP 10 Series (Non-English) category.

According to the Netflix TOP 10 website, “The 8 Show” recorded 4,800,000 views (calculated by dividing the total viewing time by the show’s runtime) from May 20 to May 26, securing the No. 1 spot in the Global TOP 10 Series (Non-English) category. It also made the TOP 10 list in 68 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, Egypt, Indonesia, and Vietnam, continuing its strong popularity into the second week of its release.

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Director Han Jae-rim expressed his joy at the show’s widespread attention, stating, “I am delighted that so many people are interested.” 

He also shared his gratitude for the continuous praise and global popularity of “The 8 Show,” noting, “It was a precious opportunity to meet viewers from around the world and hear various stories.”

As Han Jae-rim’s first series directorial work, “The 8 Show” features 8 trusted actors showcasing unique characters, and its intriguing concept of “accumulating money as time passes” has captivated viewers globally. The series is currently streaming on Netflix.

Source: Daum

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