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‘The Wheel of Time’ shows why Amazon is betting big on sci-fi and fantasy content

2 December, 2021

Amazon’s new fantasy series, “The Wheel of Time,” has quickly become a hit for Prime Video.

The series, which debuted November 19 and is based on the series of novels by Robert Jordan, was Amazon’s biggest series premiere of the year, Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke recently told Deadline.

While she didn’t provide specific viewership numbers, third-party data supports the notion that the show has found a global audience.

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