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‘Solar Opposites’ Tops Charts as Hulu’s Most-Watched Original Comedy Premiere

Since its May 8 debut, the series has ranked as the #1 streaming title on Hulu, highlighting the recent increased popularity of adult animation titles.

Hulu has just shared that their new original adult animation series, Solar Opposites, has emerged as the platform’s most-watched original comedy premiere to date, becoming the #1 SVOD title on the service since launching last week. Co-created by Justin Roiland (Rick and Morty) and Mike McMahan (producer on Rick and Morty, creator of Star Trek: Lower Decks), the series centers around a team of four aliens escaping their exploding home world, only to crash land into a move-in ready home in suburban America.

Since launching, the series was the #2 most-watched title on Hulu throughout the entire 7-day week, after only two days of streaming. Solar Opposites was also Hulu’s most-watched adult animation title over the weekend and viewership continues to soar.

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 A few additional viewing highlights:

  • Fans of Solar Opposites binged the full season over the weekend with more than 40% of viewers who started the series watching all 8 episodes within 2 days of launch.
  • Solar Opposites has been certified fresh with a 96% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes
  • More than half of Hulu subscribers have watched adult animation over the last year with nearly 40% of Hulu viewers watching adult animation every month.

Source: Hulu