The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is Prime Video's biggest debut ever

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Amazon announced that The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power (our review here) won over 25 million viewers worldwide on its first day, beating all previous records and becoming the biggest debut in Prime Video history. . The series launched exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories around the world.

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said: “It is somehow fitting that Tolkien's stories - among the most popular of all time and which many consider the true origin of the fantasy genre - have brought us to this point in time. 'pride. I am very grateful to the Tolkien Estate - and to our showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, executive producer Lindsey Weber, cast and crew - for their tireless collective commitment and boundless creative energy. And it's the tens of millions of fans who have seen the series - clearly as passionate as we are of Middle-earth - the real measure of our success. "

Episodes of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will be available every week until the season finale on October 14 on Prime Video.

Prime Video's Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will bring the heroic legends of the mythical Second Era of Middle-earth history to screens for the first time. This epic drama takes place thousands of years before the events narrated in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, and will take viewers to a distant era where great powers were forged, kingdoms ascended to glory and fell into ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope to hang from the thinnest of threads, and one of the greatest villains to come out. 

from Tolkien's pen, he threatened to plunge the whole world into darkness. Starting from a moment of relative peace, the series follows a group of characters, some already known, some new, as they prepare to face the feared return of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of the elven capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island of the kingdom of Númenor, to the most extreme places on the map, these kingdoms and characters will build a legacy that will survive far beyond their time.

The series is led by showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. They are joined by executive producers Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, J.A. Bayona, Belén Atienza, Justin Doble, Jason Cahill, Gennifer Hutchison, Bruce Richmond and Sharon Tal Yguado, and producers Ron Ames and Christopher Newman. Wayne Che Yip is co-executive producer and director with J.A. Bayona and Charlotte Brändström.

World famous literary work awarded with the International Fantasy Award and the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, 1999 The Lord of the Rings was elected by Amazon customers as the favorite book of the millennium and in 2003 as the most loved novel of all time in the UK on the BBC show The Big Read. The Lord of the Rings books have been translated into over 38 languages ​​and have sold more than 150 million copies.

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