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Adelaide Productions
FoundedApril 12, 1993; 30 years ago (April 12, 1993)
FounderColumbia Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Animation
Sony Pictures Television Kids
ProductsAnimated television series
ParentSony Pictures Television
(Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Adelaide Productions is a television animation division of Sony Pictures Television that was founded on April 12, 1993, by Columbia Pictures Television.[1] It has also been known as Columbia TriStar Television Animation, Columbia TriStar Animation, and Columbia TriStar Children's Television.

As of 2023, Adelaide Productions is currently dormant, since it has not made any animated TV shows since 2014, even though its status is still listed as "active".[1] Its duties have been taken over by Sony Pictures Animation and Silvergate Media.[citation needed]


TV series

Years Title Creator/
Network Co-production with Notes
1996–1999 Jumanji
  • UPN (1996–1998)
  • BKN (1998–1999)
Based on the 1995 film by TriStar Pictures and the book by Chris Van Allsburg.
1996 Project G.e.e.K.e.R. CBS Doug²
1997 Extreme Ghostbusters Syndication Sequel to The Real Ghostbusters.
1997–1998 Channel Umptee-3 Kids' WB
1997–2001 Men in Black: The Series
Amblin Entertainment Based on the 1997 film by Columbia Pictures and the Malibu comic by Lowell Cunningham.
1998–2000 Godzilla: The Series Fox Kids Based on the 1998 film by TriStar Pictures.
1999–2000 Dilbert UPN Based on the comic strip by Scott Adams.
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles
  • Richard Raynis
  • Duane Capizzi
  • Jeff Kline
  • Verhoeven-Marshall
  • Foundation Imaging
  • Hyper Image
  • Rainbow Studios
  • 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.
1999–2001 Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot Fox Kids Dark Horse Entertainment Based on the comic book by Frank Miller and Geoff Darrow.
1999–2005 Dragon Tales
PBS Kids Sesame Workshop
2000 Sammy NBC
2000–2002 Max Steel
Based on the toyline by Mattel.
2000–2005 Jackie Chan Adventures
Kids' WB
  • The JC Group
  • Blue Train Entertainment
2001–2002 Harold and the Purple Crayon HBO Family Based on the book by Crockett Johnson.
Heavy Gear: The Animated Series
  • Mark Seidenberg
  • Mark Hoffmeier
  • Richard Raynis
Based on the video game by Pierre Ouelled and Dream Pod 9 licensed by Paradox Entertainment.
2002 Phantom Investigators
  • Stephen Holman
  • Josephine T. Huang
Kids' WB (W)Holesome Products, Inc.
2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series
Based on the character by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
Stuart Little HBO Family Red Wagon Entertainment Based on the films by Columbia Pictures and the characters by E. B. White.
2003–2004 Astro Boy
  • Kids' WB
  • Cartoon Network
Tezuka Productions English dub; based on the characters by Osamu Tezuka.
2005–2014 The Boondocks Aaron McGruder Adult Swim Rebel Base Productions Based on the comic strip by Aaron McGruder.
2008–2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man
Based on the character by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.
2009 Sit Down, Shut Up Mitchell Hurwitz Fox Live-action/animated remake of the original Australian 2001 series of the same name.

Web series

Years Title Creator/
Network Co-production with Notes
2002 Lenore, the Cute Little Dead Girl Roman Dirge ScreenBlast Based on the comics by Roman Dirge and the poem by Edgar Allan Poe.

See also


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