Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is getting a XL premiere at a special time.
Amazon announced on Tuesday that the epic prequel series would premiere Stateside on Thursday, September 1 with its first two episodes, which will launch at the exact same time around the globe, as detailed below:
PREMIERE (TWO EPISODES)*
Thursday, September 1 9 pm EDT // Thursday, September 1 10 pm Brazil // Thursday, September 1 2 am UK // Friday, September 2 3 am CEST // Friday, September 2 5:30 am JST // Friday, September 2 11 am AU // Friday, September 2 1 pm NZ // Friday, September 2 1 pm
The rest of the series eight-episode freshman season will have weekly, single-episode releases, at the times detailed below. That will bring the finale to a close on October 14, ahead of HBO's House of the Dragons' Season 1 finale.
*WEEK 2 THROUGH THE FINALE
9 pm PDT // Thursdays 12 am EDT // Fridays 1 am Brazil // Fridays 5 am UK // Fridays 6 am CEST // Fridays 9:30 am IST // Fridays 1 pm JST // Fridays 2 pm NZ // Fridays 4 pm
*These times are an indication for a few countries; for other local time zones, please use the equivalent times.
Rings of Power features a wide variety of locations, from the bleakest valleys of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of Lindon's elf capital, to the spectacular island kingdom of Numenor, where old and new characters create legacy that will last long after they are gone (Headherefor everything we know so far about the series.)
The show will take place during the Second Age and will include major scenes from that period, including Saurons' ascension, the forged of the master ring, created by the Dark Lord to humans, elves, and dwarves, the ascension of Numenor, the island of men from which Aragorn comes to life, and the Last Alliance of Elves and Men, a final stand against Sauron (depicted in the prologue of Peter Jackson'sFellowship
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