MADTOWN’s Jota Shows Incredible Will and Skill on “Cool Kiz on the Block”


KBS 2TV’s “Cool Kiz on the Block” ranked number one among programs airing at the same time slot.

According to the AGB Nielsen (South Korea) Media Research from December 16, the latest episode of “Cool Kiz on the Block” which aired the previous day scored 5.6 percent which is 1.4 percent higher than the previously aired episode.


On this episode, MADTOWN’s Jota won the gold medal in Judo with his dramatic match against his opponent. The viewers were touched when Jota teared up after winning the match.

Meantime, MBC’s “PD Notebook” scored 5.1 percent and SBS’s “Flaming Youth” scored 4.8 percent.

The netizens who heard about “Cool Kiz on the Block” ranking number one among other programs agreed that Jota’s dramatic win and his display of incredible will during the match contributed to the high rating of the show.

Watch a clip of the match below (the big move occurs around 3:13):

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