How Adult Animation Became the Hottest Genre for Streaming Services

Every platform is looking for the next Family Guy or South Park

A screenshot from the animated Star Trek: Lower Decks series
Nearly every streaming service in the business is looking to add original and classic animation projects. CBS Interactive

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After three decades in the industry, veteran animator Mike Moon is sure of one thing: Adult animation—i.e., animated projects aimed at grown-ups, not kids—is currently in its golden age.

This story first appeared in the April 13, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.
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