Spoilers follow for The Rings of Power episodes 1 and 2.
The Rings of Power Episode 3 is almost here. The next installment in the popular Prime Video series is released today – that is thursday september 8 for fans who live in the Pacific Timezone (PT) of North America. But for the rest of the world, episode 3 of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV show officially arrives on Friday 9 September. Don’t ask us why, just roll with it.
Based on how the show’s second episode ended, it looks like we’ll finally be sailing to Númenor, the island kingdom of men, in the third episode of The Rings of Power. The Númenoreans were teased at the end of the final entry, with Galadriel and Halbrand to be rescued from their small wooden raft by Isildur and his fellow Númenorean sailors. Expect the pair to be our eyes and ears as we explore Númenor in Episode 3.
But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. You’re here to find out when The Rings of Power Episode 3 is released on Prime Video. Below we explain when the next episode in Amazon’s Lord of the Rings – read our spoiler-free review if you haven’t already – will be available to stream in your world region. Plus, we’ll tell you when you can expect episodes 4 through 8 on the streaming service.
Here then is when The Rings of Power Episode 3 launches on Prime Video.
When will The Rings of Power Episode 3 be on Prime Video?
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Episode 3 Launches Exclusively on Prime Video on Thursday, September 8 at 9:00 PM PT.
That doesn’t mean, however, that viewers around the world can stream it at 9 p.m. local time. Instead, the third episode of The Rings of Power will unlock in your area at the corresponding time until 9 p.m. PT. For example, North Americans living in Eastern Time Zone (ET) regions can tune in for Episode 3 on Friday, September 9 at 12 noon ET.
For a full rundown of when the next episode of The Rings of Power will be available to see where you live on September 9, check out our list of timings below:
- Australia – 14:00 AEST
- Brazil – 01:00 BRT
- Europe – 06:00 CST
- India – 9:30 AM IST
- Japan – 13:00 JST
- United Kingdom – 5 AM BST
- New Zealand – 4:00 PM NZST
The Rings of Power: Full Release Schedule
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Looking for a full release schedule for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power? We’ve got you covered.
The two-season premiere of The Rings of Power—it’s the biggest Prime Video series premiere of all time, by the way—was available to stream before episode 3. When it officially launched last week, episodes 1 and 2 of The Rings of Power unlocked at 6pm PT / 9pm ET. The show’s third episode will launch at a later date, though – so will each episode’s release time change from week to week?
Fortunately, no. The remaining episodes of The Rings of Power will be released every Friday (or Thursday night, for those in the Pacific Timezone) at the same time as episode 3. September 16, the fifth episode at 12 p.m. ET on Friday, September 23, and so on.
For a full rundown of when each episode of The Rings of Power will arrive, read on:
- The Rings of Power Episode 1 – Thursday September 1 / Friday September 2 (available now)
- The Rings of Power Episode 2 – Thursday September 1 / Friday September 2 (available now)
- The Rings of Power Episode 3 – Thursday 8 September / Friday 9 September
- The Rings of Power Episode 4 – Thursday 15 September / Friday 16 September
- The Rings of Power Episode 5 – Thursday 22 September / Friday 23 September
- The Rings of Power Episode 6 – Thursday 29 September / Friday 30 September
- The Rings of Power Episode 7 – Thursday 6 October / Friday 7 October
- The Rings of Power Episode 8 – Thursday October 13 / Friday October 14
For more content on The Rings of Power, read our in-depth chat with the showrunners and cast about how the show breaks with the Lord of the Rings tradition, and why it isn’t a physical embodiment of the Lord of the Rings battle. the soul of the Rings.
You can also read when The Rings of Power season 2 starts filming, or what the series’ executive producers have to say about the new owners of The Lord of the Rings IP.