Adelaide Productions

Adelaide Productions is a television 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.

Adelaide Productions
FoundedApril 12, 1993 (April 12, 1993)
DefunctJanuary 24, 2019 (January 24, 2019)
ProductsAnimated television series
ParentSony Pictures Television
(Sony Pictures Entertainment)

As of 2019, Adelaide Productions has been dormant of making animated TV shows, and had not made any new ones since 2009, but its status is still listed as "active".[1][2]


TV Series:

Title Creator/
Years Network Notes
JumanjiChris Van Allsburg1996–1999UPN (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.Doug TenNapel
Doug Langdale
1996CBSCo-produced with Doug²
Extreme GhostbustersJeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1997SyndicationSequel to The Real Ghostbusters
Men in Black: The SeriesDuane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1997–2001Kids' WBCo-produced with Amblin Entertainment; based on the 1997 film by Columbia Pictures and the Malibu comic by Lowell Cunningham
Channel Umptee-3Chris Headrick
Don Jurwich
1997–1998Co-produced by Act III Television and Enchanté George; executive produced by live-action TV veteran Norman Lear
Godzilla: The SeriesJeff Kline
Richard Raynis
1998–2000Fox KidsCo-produced with Toho and Centropolis Television; based on the 1998 film by TriStar Pictures
DilbertScott Adams
Larry Charles
1999–2000UPNCo-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 ChroniclesRichard Raynis
Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
SyndicationCo-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 TalesRon Rodecker
Jim Coane
1999–2005PBS KidsCo-produced with Children's Television Workshop (season 1) and Sesame Workshop (seasons 2-3).
Big Guy and Rusty the Boy RobotFrank Miller
Geof Darrow
Duane Capizzi
1999–2001Fox KidsCo-produced with Dark Horse Entertainment; based on the comic book by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow.
Max SteelGreg Weisman
Jeff Kline
2000–2002Kids' 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.
SammyDavid Spade
Drake Sather
2000NBCCo-produced with Brad Grey Television and Desert Rat Productions.
Jackie Chan AdventuresJohn Rogers
Duane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
2000–2005Kids' WBCo-produced with The JC Group and Blue Train Entertainment.
Heavy Gear: The Animated SeriesMark Seidenberg
Mark Hoffmeier
Richard Raynis
2001–2002SyndicationCo-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.
Harold and the Purple CrayonDuane Capizzi
Jeff Kline
HBOBased on the book by Crockett Johnson.
Lenore, the Cute Little Dead GirlRoman Dirge2002ScreenBlastBased on the comics by Roman Dirge and the poem by Edgar Allan Poe.
Phantom InvestigatorsStephen Holman
Josephine T. Huang
Kids' WBCo-produced with (W)Holesome Products, Inc.
Spider-Man: The New Animated SeriesBrian Michael Bendis
Morgan Gendel
Marsha Griffin
2003MTVCo-produced by Mainframe Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment.
Stuart LittleE. B. White (characters)HBOCo-produced by Red Wagon Entertainment; based on the films by Columbia Pictures and the characters by E. B. White.
Astro BoyOsamu Tezuka2003–2004Kids' WB
Cartoon Network
Co-produced by Tezuka Productions for the American version; based on the characters by Osamu Tezuka.
The BoondocksAaron McGruder2005–presentAdult SwimCo-produced with Rebel Base Productions; based on the comic strip by Aaron McGruder.
The Spectacular Spider-ManStan Lee
Steve Ditko
Victor Cook
Greg Weisman
2008–2009Kids' WB! (season 1)
Disney XD (season 2)
Co-produced by Marvel Entertainment and Culver Entertainment.
Sit Down, Shut UpMitchell Hurwitz2009Foxco-produced by Tantamount Studios, ITV Studios, and 20th Century Fox Television; remake of the original Australian 2001 series of the same name.

See also


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

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