[12/19/16 - 07:55 AM] 108 Competitors. 6 Countries. 1 Ultimate Beastmaster. Netflix Launches First Global Competition Series on February 24, 2017 From six regions across the world, Netflix brings together the athletic elite in a competition series that will exhaust their physical and mental stamina and push them to their breaking points.
[via press release from Netflix]
108 Competitors. 6 Countries. 1 Ultimate Beastmaster. Netflix Launches First Global Competition Series on February 24, 2017
From six regions across the world, Netflix brings together the athletic elite in a competition series that will exhaust their physical and mental stamina and push them to their breaking points. With global bragging rights at stake, these contestants must leave it all on the course in order to prove victorious.
All ten episodes of Netflix's first global competition series Ultimate Beastmaster will launch on Friday, February 24 at 12:01am PST.
Ultimate Beastmaster is the first international competition series of its kind with six customized local versions featuring local languages, competitors and hosts from each competing country. Those countries are: Brazil, Germany, Japan, Mexico, South Korea and the U.S, The series is produced by Sylvester Stallone (Creed, Grudge Match) and Dave Broome (The Biggest Loser, Strong).
The 10-episode event series will feature 108 competitors, 18 from each country, in total. Each hour-long episode will feature 12 competitors, two from each country, who will take their shot at running one of the most physically demanding obstacle courses ever devised, "The Beast." At the end of each episode, a 'Beastmaster' will be crowned and in the final episode of the season, the nine individual winners from each episode will compete against each other for the chance for one contestant to become the Ultimate Beastmaster.
As previously announced, the hosts for each country are:
U.S.: Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Ridiculous Six), Charissa Thompson (Extra TV, Fox Sports)
Brazil: Anderson Silva (former UFC Middleweight Champion), Rafinha Bastos (Comedian, Journalist and TV Personality)
South Korea: Seo Kyung Suk (Actor, Comedian and TV Host), Park Kyeong Rim (Actress, Comedian and TV Host)
Mexico: Ines Sainz (Journalist, Sportscaster & TV Host), Luis Ernesto Franco (Actor and Producer)
Germany: Hans Sarpei (Former Soccer Player, TV Personality), Luke Mockridge (Comedian)
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