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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Draws 25 Million on Debut

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of PowerPhotographer: Ben Rothstein/Prime Video

Amazon.com Inc. said its “Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” series drew more than 25 million viewers worldwide on its first day. 

The series, based on the universe created by J.R.R. Tolkein and set a few thousand years before the events of “The Hobbit,” was the biggest-ever debut on the tech giant’s Prime Video service, Amazon said in a statement Saturday.