Cartoons, animation TV is a coronavirus stay-at-home winner
Cartoon streaming grew 22 percent during coronavirus as HBO Max is set to launch with animated shows like Looney Tunes. FOX Business’ Lauren Simonetti with more.
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Due to coronavirus, more people are staying at home, spending time with their families and binge-watching cartoons.
According to streaming aggregator Reelgood, animation streaming has increased by 22 percent since the start of coronavirus lockdowns nationwide – the largest spike of any genre.
The numbers reveal most people are leaning towards easy-to-watch content in a time of crisis. Family-oriented streaming has increased by 17 percent and musicals by almost 13 percent, while genres like horror have seen an eight percent decrease.