May 12, 2020
The new Hulu Original adult animation series “Solar Opposites” is the most-watched Hulu Original comedy premiere to date and became the No. 1 SVOD title on the service since launching May 8, according to a Hulu release.
The series was the No. 2 most-watched title on Hulu throughout the entire seven-day week ended May 9, after only being on the service for two of those days. “Solar Opposites” was also Hulu’s most-watched adult animation title over the weekend.
Co-created by Justin Roiland (“Rick & Morty”) and Mike McMahan (producer “Rick & Morty,””Star Trek: Lower Decks”), “Solar Opposites” 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.
Additional highlights, according to the service:
- Fans of “Solar Opposites” devoured the full season over the weekend — more than 40% of viewers who started the series binged all eight episodes within two days of launching.
- “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 and nearly 40% of Hulu viewers watch adult animation every month.