According to Amazon, the “Lord of the Rings: Ring of Power” series attracted more than 25 million viewers worldwide on its first day. Critics have praised the show. It has an average score of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes and an average score of 71% on Metacritic.
However, these sites have significantly lower average viewership. It has an audience score of 39% on Rotten Tomatoes and users on Metacritic give him a score of 2.5 out of 10.
The show’s Amazon page has no user reviews as of Tuesday, September 6 at 8:39 AM ET. According to The Hollywood Reporter, company sources said Amazon stopped trolling online to ensure only legitimate reviews. A THR source added that Prime Video started the policy for all shows this summer.
One prominent Twitter user complained about the show. Elon Musk said writer Tolkien is “turning his grave”.
Musk’s competitors in space, meanwhile, were thrilled with their own success in fantasy.