Industry News

‘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.

Visit Business Insider to read this article.

Other insights you may enjoy

Get a glimpse into the future of global audience demand measurement with TV and talent audience demand data and consolidated insights on global entertainment industry trends.

Exclusive global, regional and market-specific content and talent analyses
Rank 10,000+ talent in 50+ markets across all platforms
Rank 18,000+ TV shows in 50+ markets across all platforms

The Global Television Demand Report 2021

  • Truly understand the global SVOD originals landscape
  • Comprehensive platform market share benchmarks
  • Released each quarter covering 10 global markets
  • Get exclusive access to our comprehensive reports
  • Available for FREE with a DEMAND360LITE subscription