The series attracted more than 25 million viewers
According to Amazon.com Inc., The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power garnered more than 25 million viewers on its opening day globally.
With an average rating of 84% on Rotten Tomatoes and a score of 71 on Metacritic, the show received excellent praise from critics.
The average viewer rating is significantly lower
On these websites, the average viewing rating is considerably lower. It has a 39% audience approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 2.5/10 user rating on Metacritic. It has more than 100,000 ratings and a user rating of 6.8 out of 10 on IMDB.com.
As of Tuesday morning, there are no user evaluations on the Amazon show pages. According to a business insider, Amazon is halting reviews for 72 hours to help discourage online trolls and encourage only honest reviews.