Adelaide Productions

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Adelaide Productions
Industry Animation
Founded April 12, 1993; 24 years ago (April 12, 1993)
Headquarters Culver City, California
Products Animated television series
Owner Sony
Parent Sony Pictures Television
(Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Adelaide Productions is an animation division of Sony Pictures Television that was founded on April 12, 1993, by Columbia Pictures Television[1] and was incorporated seven days later.[2] It has also been titled Columbia TriStar Animation and Columbia TriStar Children's Television.

As of 2014, Adelaide Productions has been dormant of making animated TV shows but its status is still listed as "active".[1][2]


Television series[edit]

Title Years Network Notes
Jumanji 1996–1999 UPN (1996-1998)
BKN (1998-1999)
Co-produced with Interscope Communications and Teitler Film; based on the 1995 film by TriStar Pictures and the book by Chris Van Allsburg
Project G.e.e.K.e.R. 1996 CBS Co-produced with Doug²
Extreme Ghostbusters 1997 Syndication Sequel to The Real Ghostbusters
Men in Black: The Series 1997–2001 The WB Co-produced with Amblin Entertainment; based on the 1997 film by Columbia Pictures and the Malibu comic by Lowell Cunningham
Channel Umptee-3 1997–1998 Co-produced by Act III Television and Enchanté George; executive produced by live-action TV veteran Norman Lear
Godzilla: The Series 1998–2000 Fox Co-produced with Toho and Centropolis Television; based on the 1998 film by TriStar Pictures
Dilbert 1999–2000 UPN Co-produced with Idbox and United Media; with overseas work done by Rough Draft Studios and Yeson Animation Studios; based on the comic strip by Scott Adams
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles 1999–2000 Syndication Co-produced with Verhoeven-Marshall, Foundation Imaging, Hyper Image, Rainbow Studios, and Flat Earth Productions; based on the 1997 film by TriStar Pictures and the novel Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein; also known as Starship Troopers: The Series.
Dragon Tales 1999–2005 PBS Kids Co-produced with Children's Television Workshop (season 1) and Sesame Workshop (seasons 2-3).
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot 1999–2001 Fox Co-produced with Dark Horse Entertainment; based on the comic book by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow.
Max Steel 2000–2002 The WB (seasons 1 and 2)
Cartoon Network (season 3)
Co-produced with Foundation Imaging (season 1), Mainframe Entertainment (seasons 2 and 3), and Netter Digital Animation; based on the toyline by Mattel.
Sammy 2000 NBC Co-produced with Brad Grey Television and Desert Rat Productions.
Jackie Chan Adventures 2000–2005 The WB Co-produced with The JC Group and Blue Train Entertainment.
Heavy Gear: The Animated Series 2001–2002 Syndication Co-produced with Mainframe Entertainment, Dream Pod 9, and Paradox Entertainment; based on the video game by Pierre Ouelled and Dream Pod 9, licensed by Paradox Entertainment.
Lenore, the Cute Little Dead Girl 2002 ScreenBlast Based on the comics by Roman Dirge and the poem by Edgar Allan Poe.
Harold and the Purple Crayon 2002 HBO Based on the book by Crockett Johnson.
Phantom Investigators 2002 The WB Co-produced with (W)Holesome Products, Inc.
Spider-Man: The New Animated Series 2003 MTV Co-produced by Mainframe Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment.
Stuart Little 2003 HBO Co-produced by Red Wagon Entertainment; based on the films by Columbia Pictures and the characters by E. B. White.
Astro Boy 2003–2004 The WB
Cartoon Network
Co-produced by Tezuka Productions for the American version; based on the characters by Osamu Tezuka.
The Boondocks 2005–2014 Adult Swim Co-produced with Rebel Base Productions; based on the comic strip by Aaron McGruder.
The Spectacular Spider-Man 2008–2009 The CW (season 1)
Disney XD (season 2)
Co-produced by Marvel Entertainment and Culver Entertainment.
Sit Down, Shut Up 2009 Fox co-produced by Tantamount Studios, ITV Studios, and 20th Century Fox Television; remake of the original Australian 2001 series of the same name.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b ADELAIDE PRODUCTIONS, INC., Retrieved on 31 March 2015
  2. ^ a b ADELAIDE PRODUCTIONS, INC., Retrieved on 31 March 2015

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