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

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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