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Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
Inc. (abbreviated as SPT, formerly known as Columbia TriStar Television) is an American television production and distribution studio. Based in Culver City, it is a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment and a unit of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.

Contents

1 Background 2 History 3 Television
Television
networks 4 See also 5 Notes and references 6 External links

Background[edit] In addition to the Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment film library, SPT owns and distributes shows from Tandem Productions, ELP Communications, TeleVentures, Merv Griffin Enterprises, Four D Productions, Barris Industries, Barry & Enright Productions, Stewart Television, and 2waytraffic. It is a joint owner of Game Show Network
Game Show Network
with the AT&T Entertainment Group,[3] owns the Crackle digital service, and jointly owns the rights to most of the post-1947 Bob Hope
Bob Hope
film library with FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia
North America. SPT owns production or distribution rights in many comedies and dramas spanning more than six decades, including such titles as The Flying Nun, I Dream of Jeannie, Bewitched, Gidget, The Monkees, The Partridge Family, Hazel, The Hathaways, Route 66, the 1959 Dennis the Menace series, Who's the Boss?, Married... with Children, Designing Women,[4] Castle Rock Entertainment's Seinfeld, The King of Queens
The King of Queens
in the United States while CBS
CBS
handles overseas rights, Community, Rules of Engagement, Breaking Bad
Breaking Bad
and The Blacklist. The company also produces Jeopardy!
Jeopardy!
and Wheel of Fortune, the two longest-running and highest-rated game shows in syndication while CBS
CBS
Television Distribution distributes the two;[5] two daytime talk shows, The Dr. Oz Show[6] and The Queen Latifah Show;[7] the reality shows Shark Tank[8] and The Sing-Off;[9] and two long-running soap operas, NBC's Days of Our Lives[4] and CBS's The Young and the Restless.[10] History[edit] SPT's history goes back to 1947, when Pioneer Telefilms was founded by Ralph Cohn, whose father Jack and uncle Harry co-founded Columbia Pictures. Pioneer was bought by Columbia and renamed Screen Gems
Screen Gems
in November 1948, reincorporated as Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
Television
Television
on May 6, 1974,[11] and merged with sister studio TriStar Television
Television
(formed in 1986 and relaunched in 1991) to form Columbia TriStar Television
Television
on February 21, 1994.[12] On September 16, 2002, Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment retired the name "Columbia TriStar" from television and renamed the American studio as Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
and its international division as Sony Pictures Television
Television
International.[13] Some shows continued using the CTDT name, although many stopped using it in November 2002, while Hollywood Squares
Hollywood Squares
continued using it until early 2003. On November 24, 2004, Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
International formed a joint venture called Huaso with Hua Long Film Digital Production Co., Ltd. of the China Film Group in Beijing.[14][15] From 2005 to 2006, SPT was the distributor of MGM's TV and film library, due in part to the Sony-led consortium's purchase of MGM. In 2006, SPT joined forces with Program Partners to handle advertising sales and distribution rights to foreign television series in the U.S., mostly shows produced in Canada. The same year, SPT signed Embassy Row a three-year deal for new game shows, game show revivals, and scripted and non-scripted series. In summer 2007, SPT introduced The Minisode Network, a digital channel for MySpace
MySpace
airing shows from the 1960s to early 2000s from four to five minutes. In winter 2007, The Minisode Network was also added to a few more sites including AOL TV, YouTube, and its sister site Crackle. On March 27, 2008, SPT International acquired a minority stake in the new production company Gogglebox Entertainment, founded by two former Lion Television
Television
executives, Matt Steiner and Adam Wood.[16][17] On June 4, 2008, SPT bought Hilversum, Netherlands-based production company 2waytraffic, international holders of the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? franchise.[18] In 2009, SPT collaborated with Jeff Arnold (founder of WebMD), Dr. Mehmet Oz, Harpo Productions, Discovery Communications, and HSW International. on Sharecare, an online platform where users have their health and wellness-related questions answered by industry experts.[19] On January 14, 2009, SPT acquired Embassy Row, a television and digital production company by British television producer Michael Davies. Fourteen days later, SPTI acquired a 50% stake in Colombian independent TV production company Teleset.[20] Three months later on April 1, Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment consolidated its US and international television divisions under one roof. Sony
Sony
Pictures Television
Television
International now operates in-name-only.[21] On June 23, 2011, SPT formed Victory Television, a London-based television production company jointly owned by Victoria Ashbourne, SPT's senior vice president of creative development for international production[22] (not to be confused with Jim Victory Television, a defunct syndication company previously owned by MTM Enterprises). On September 25, 2011, Andrea Wong was tapped to head the international television production division of Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
to oversee all international businesses for the studio.[23] On January 19, 2012, SPT acquired Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. and merged it into its existing UK networks business. SPT also took a majority stake in Dolphin's advertising sales business.[24][25] On March 1, 2012, SPT acquired a majority stake in UK independent production company Silver River Productions.[26] On May 31, SPT launched Sony
Sony
Movie Channel and AXN
AXN
in Canada in partnership with Hollywood Suite. Two of Hollywood Suite's networks: Hollywood Festival re-launched as Sony
Sony
Movie Channel and Hollywood Storm
Hollywood Storm
as AXN
AXN
Movies on September 4, 2012.[27] On August 23, 2012, SPT acquired a majority stake in Left Bank Pictures, a UK production company founded by Andy Harries, Francis Hopkinson, and Marigo Kehoe.[28][29] On August 22, 2013, Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
acquired a majority stake in Simon Andrae's new production company Scarlet Media.[30] However, two months later, Andrae dropped his plans for Scarlet and was tapped to become executive vice-president of alternative entertainment for Fox.[31] On December 16, 2013, Tuvalu Media joined forces with financing firm Karmign and acquired SPT's 60% stakes to regain independence. SPT acquired 60% in Tuvalu in 2008.[32] On January 15, 2014, former BBC
BBC
entertainment commissioner Karl Warner teamed with SPT to launch Electric Ray, which will collaborate with SPT in the U.S. and abroad on development for entertainment and informative programming. All of Electric Ray's programming will be exported by SPT. The company's name comes from the nickname for Warner's father, who was an electrician.[33][34] On March 20, 2014, SPT joined forces with execs Kieran Doherty and Matt Worthy to form Stellify Media. The new venture will be based in Northern Ireland. Just like Electric Ray, Stellify Media will collaborate with SPT's other production companies and UK shows and formats will be exported by SPT's distribution arm.[35] On June 26, 2014, SPT announced the decision to acquire CSC Media Group including 16 of its cable channels.[36] the deal closed on August 15, 2014.[37] On November 6, 2014, Daisy Goodwin stepped down from Silver River Productions amid Sony's restructuring. The studio had restructured its operations to SPT's streamline operations. She was less active in her production company and had been focusing on her books.[38] On December 1, 2014, SPT acquired Australian drama production company, Playmaker Media.[39][40] On July 26, 2014, Liberty Global
Liberty Global
announced that it had put Film1
Film1
up for sale.[41] Liberty Global
Liberty Global
agreed to sell Film1
Film1
to Sony
Sony
Pictures Television
Television
on March 27, 2015.[42] The sale was completed on July 21, 2015.[43] On May 28, 2015, TriStar Television
Television
was re-launched as a boutique production label for Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television. The revived studio will be run by Suzanne Patmore-Gibbs after being in-name-only for 15 years.[44] The first new series will be The Good Girls Revolt and is set to be piloted for Amazon.[35] On September 28, 2015, Steve Mosko was promoted to chairman of SPT. He held the position as president of the television studio since 2000 when it was known as Columbia TriStar Television.[45] As of September 2015, it was the world's largest television production and distribution company measured by library and revenue (along with Time Warner's Warner Bros. Television).[46][47] On March 1, 2016, Sony
Sony
announced to shut down Victory Television
Television
after Managing Director Victoria Ashbourne announced to step down after five years to pursue other opportunities. SPT will retain international distribution rights for all of Victory's productions.[48] Thirteen days later, 2016, SPT acquired a minor stake in Faye Ward's UK startup company, Fable Pictures.[49] On April 1, 2016, Gogglebox Entertainment founders Adam Wood and Matt Steiner announced the closing of the Sony-backed independent to launch a new production venture after their contract with SPT expired.[50] On June 2, 2016, longtime SPT executive Steve Mosko stepped down as chairman of the studio.[51] Mosko had been with the studio since 1992. Instead of replacing him, the duties had been split to several SPT executives and will report to Sony Entertainment CEO, Michael Lynton. On June 7, 2016, SPT acquired a minority stake in UK production company Blueprint Pictures.[52] On July 25, 2017, SPE's new chairman and CEO, Tony Vinciquerra tapped Jeff Frost, Chris Parnell, and Jason Clodfelter as co-presidents of SPT. Frost joined SPT in 2008 from ABC Studios, Parnell in 2003 and Clodfelter in 2006.[2] On July 31, 2017, Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
announced that it would acquire a 95% controlling stake in anime importer Funimation
Funimation
for $143 million pending approval from the US Department of Justice.[53] Sony touted that the deal would allow Funimation
Funimation
to have synergies with its Animax
Animax
and Kids Station divisions and "direct access to the creative pipeline". The Department of Justice approved the acquisition on August 22, 2017.[54] The deal was closed on October 27, 2017. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will take over Funimation's home video distribution operations after Funimation's current home video deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment expires. In addition, Funimation
Funimation
Films can potentially distribute anime films acquired by Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Worldwide Acquisitions. On October 24, 2017, Hulu's CEO Mike Hopkins became the new chairman of SPT.[1] Television
Television
networks[edit] These are the networks owned and operated and jointly operated by Sony Pictures Television. For channels owned under CSC Media Group, see CSC Media Group. For channels owned under Film1, see Film1.

GSN (58%): Launched on December 1, 1994. Jointly owned by the AT&T Entertainment Group (42%). Sony Entertainment
Sony Entertainment
Television: Launched on September 30, 1995. AXN: Launched on May 22, 1997. Animax: Launched on May 20, 1998 Sony
Sony
Movie Channel: Launched on October 1, 2010. Also operates in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
(formerly Movies4Men
Movies4Men
2) and Ireland. GetTV: A movie-focused digital multicast network to air classic films by Sony
Sony
Pictures, that was scheduled to launch in Fall 2013.[55] It was later launched on February 3, 2014. Movies4Men: The network was launched on February 1, 2006 by Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. Acquired by SPT on January 19, 2012. Cine Sony
Sony
Television: A US/Spanish language network launched in August 2012.[56] TruTV (UK and Ireland)
TruTV (UK and Ireland)
(acquired from Turner Broadcasting System Europe on February 16, 2017) Viasat 3
Viasat 3
and Viasat 6
Viasat 6
(acquired from Modern Times Group)

See also[edit]

List of Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
series Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Networks

Notes and references[edit]

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Hulu
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Sony
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The Queen Latifah Show
Posts Highest New Daytime Series Premiere of the Year". The Futon Critic. September 17, 2013. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "Shark Tank, the Exciting New Show That Gives Budding Entrepreneurs a Chance to Make Their Moneymaking Business Or Idea Come True, Premieres Sunday, August 9, on the ABC Television
Television
Network". The Futon Critic. June 8, 2009. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "NBC's New a Capella Singing Competition Series "The Sing-Off" Travels to Four Cities in Search of the Most Talented Groups in America". The Futon Critic. August 18, 2009. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "Official page for The Young and the Restless". Sony
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Sony Pictures
Entertainment Renames Television
Television
Operations; Domestic and International Divisions Take Sony
Sony
Name". PR Newswire. September 16, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
International Forms First Fully Government Approved Television
Television
and Film Production Joint Venture in the People's Republic of China". PR Newswire. November 24, 2004. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony
Sony
forms TV production JV in China". Indiantelevision.com. November 25, 2004. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Jules Grant (March 27, 2008). "SPTI invests in new UK indie". C21Media. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Jessica Rogers (March 26, 2008). " Sony
Sony
takes stake in ex-Lion duo start-up". Broadcast. UK. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Emily Brookes (June 4, 2008). " Sony
Sony
finalises 2waytraffic acquisition". C21Media. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Stuart Elliott (October 6, 2010). "Web Site to Offer Health Advice, Some of It From Marketers". New York Times. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Anna Marie De La Fuente (January 28, 2009). " Sony
Sony
TV into Teleset". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony
Sony
combines TV units". The Hollywood Reporter. March 23, 2009. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Andrew Laughlin (June 23, 2011). " Sony
Sony
agrees new TV production tie-up". Digital Spy. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 25, 2011). " Andrea Wong Tapped As President Of Int'l Production At Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
TV & President International At Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony
Sony
dives in with Dolphin". C21Media. January 19, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Mark Sweney (January 19, 2012). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
buys Dolphin Broadcasting to boost UK presence". The Guardian. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
and Silver River Productions join forces UK expansion for SPT International Production". London, UK: Sony Pictures Press Releases. March 1, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television's Sony
Sony
Movie Channel and AXN
AXN
Movies to launch in Canada in partnership with Hollywood Suite". newswire.ca. CNW Group. May 31, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
Acquires UK's Left Bank Pictures". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Leo Barraclough (August 23, 2012). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
TV buys stake in Left Bank". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Nancy Tartaglione (August 22, 2013). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television, Simon Andreae Launch UK Production Outfit Scarlet Media". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "Simon Andreae drops UK indie plans for job with Fox". broadcastnow.co.uk. Broadcast. October 22, 2013. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Elsa Keslassy (December 16, 2013). "Report: Tuvalu Media Buys Out Sony
Sony
Pictures' Stakes To Regain Independence". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Nancy Tartaglione (January 21, 2014). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television, Karl Warner Launch UK Production Outfit Electric Ray". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Lisa Campbell (January 15, 2014). "Karl Warner launches Sony-backed indie". broadcastnow.co.uk. Broadcast. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ a b Nancy Tartaglione (March 20, 2014). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television Launches Northern Ireland
Ireland
Production Company Stellify Media". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ " Sony
Sony
to buy Britain's CSC media group in TV network push". Fox Business. June 26, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Stewart Clarke (August 15, 2014). " Sony
Sony
closes CSC deal, ups Kate Marsh". TBI Vision. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "Daisy Goodwin exits Silver River". tbivision.com. November 6, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Cynthia Littleton (December 1, 2014). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television Acquires Australia's Playmaker Media". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Pip Bulbeck. " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
Acquires Australia's Playmaker Media". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Robert Briel (July 26, 2014). " Liberty Global
Liberty Global
willing to sell Film1". BroadbandTVNews.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Robert Briel (March 27, 2015). " Sony
Sony
buys Film1
Film1
from Liberty Global". BroadbandTVNews.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ "SONY PICTURES TELEVISION CLOSES FILM1 DEAL". sonypicturestelevision.com (Press release). Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Nellie Andreeva. " Sony
Sony
Eyes Relaunching TriStar Television
Television
Banner Run By Suzanne Patmore Gibbs". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Ryan Faughnder (September 28, 2015). "Steve Mosko upped to chairman of Sony Pictures
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Television". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Nellie Andreeva (September 28, 2015). "Steve Mosko Named Chairman Of Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
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Television
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Sony Pictures
TV Acquires Stake In TV Arm of Blueprint Pictures". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ Denise Petski (July 31, 2017). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
TV Networks To Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation". Deadline.com. Retrieved September 15, 2017.  ^ John Eggerton (August 22, 2017). "Feds Okay with Sony's Purchase of Funimation". Multichannel News.  ^ Kevin Downey (April 22, 2013). " Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
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Sony Pictures
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Television
Networks to Launch US Spanish Language Entertainment Channel, Debuting on Verizon FiOS TV Cine Sony Television
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Ten

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Sony
Ten 1 Sony
Sony
Ten 2 Sony
Sony
Ten 3 Sony
Sony
Ten Golf

Acquisition pending TEN Sports Pakistan TEN Cricket
TEN Cricket
International

Music

Sony
Sony
Mix Sony
Sony
Rox

Other channels

Sony
Sony
BBC
BBC
Earth (50%; Joint venture with BBC
BBC
Studios) Sony
Sony
Yay

Other businesses

Sony
Sony
LIV (Online VOD platform)

Japan

Animax

Animax
Animax
PlusO

AXN

AXN
AXN
Mystery AXN
AXN
PlusO

Star Channel (25% joint venture with News Corporation, Tohokushinsha Film, and Itochu)

South Korea

Animax
Animax
(50% joint venture with KT SkyLife)

Animax
Animax
PlusO

AXN
AXN
(50% joint venture with IHQ)

Taiwan

AXN Animax

Animax
Animax
HD

south-east Asia

Animax AXN Gem

south-east Asia (50% joint venture with Nippon Television
Television
Network Corporation) Vietnam

Sony
Sony
Channel Sony
Sony
One Defunct AXN
AXN
Beyond BeTV

Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA)

Germany

AnimaxO AXN Sony
Sony
Channel Defunct Animax
Animax
(linear television)

Italy

Cine Sony Pop Defunct AXN AXN
AXN
Sci Fi

The Netherlands

Film1

Film1
Film1
Action Film1
Film1
Drama Film1
Film1
Family Film1
Film1
Premiere

Defunct Film1
Film1
Festival Film1
Film1
Sundance

Portugal

AXN

AXN
AXN
Black AXN
AXN
White

Defunct Animax

Russia

Sony
Sony
Channel Sony
Sony
Turbo Sony
Sony
Sci-Fi

Spain

AXN

AXN
AXN
SyncO AXN
AXN
White

Defunct Animax

Turkey

Sony
Sony
Channel Sony
Sony
Çocuk Planet Mutfak Planet Türk

UK & Ireland

v t e

Television
Television
channels in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and Ireland
Ireland
operated by Sony Pictures Television

Including CSC Media Group television channels

Entertainment channels

Movies4Men Sony
Sony
Crime Channel Sony
Sony
Crime Channel 2 Sony
Sony
Movie Channel truTV

CSC True Entertainment True Movies

Music channels

CSC Chart Show TV Chart Show Hits Scuzz Starz TV The Vault

Children's channels

CSC Pop Pop Max Tiny Pop

Former channels

More Than Movies Movies4Men
Movies4Men
2 Sony
Sony
Channel

CSC The Amp AnimeCentral Bliss BuzMuzik Chart Shop TV Flaunt Flava MinX NME TV Pop Girl Pop Plus Showcase TV True Crime True Drama True Movies
True Movies
2

Miscellaneous

Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television animaxtv.co.uk (VOD)

Baltics

Sony
Sony
Channel Sony
Sony
Turbo

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)

AXN

Adria Hungary

AXN
AXN
NowO

AXN
AXN
Black AXN
AXN
Spin AXN
AXN
White

Sony
Sony
Max Sony
Sony
Movie Channel Viasat
Viasat
Hungary

Viasat
Viasat
3 Viasat
Viasat
6

Defunct Animax AXN
AXN
Crime

Middle East

AXN
AXN
Middle East

Arabic English

Defunct AXN
AXN
Israel

Africa

Sony
Sony
Channel Sony
Sony
MAX True Movies Defunct Animax

Other

Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Digital

Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Mobile

Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment Japan Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Family Entertainment Group Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Studios Madison Gate Records

Defunct

Columbia Pictures
Columbia Pictures
Television Columbia TriStar Television Merv Griffin Enterprises ELP Communications

Online distribution platforms

PlayStation
PlayStation
Network ( PlayStation
PlayStation
Music PlayStation
PlayStation
Now PlayStation
PlayStation
Store PlayStation
PlayStation
Video PlayStation
PlayStation
Plus PlayStation
PlayStation
Vue) The Minisode Network Sony
Sony
Crackle Sony
Sony
Liv

Other businesses

Sony
Sony
DADC Sony
Sony
Network Communications Sony
Sony
Professional Solutions M3 (39.4%) Sony/ATV Music Publishing EMI Music Publishing
EMI Music Publishing
(19%) Vaio
Vaio
(4.9%)

Other assets

Sony
Sony
Corporation of America (umbrella company in the US) Other subsidiaries List of acquisitions

Nonprofit organizations

Sony
Sony
Institute of Higher Education Shohoku College

Other

History of Sony Sony
Sony
Toshiba IBM Center of Competence for the Cell Processor

v t e

Adelaide Productions

1990s

Jumanji: The Series (1996–1999) Project G.e.e.K.e.R.
Project G.e.e.K.e.R.
(1996) Extreme Ghostbusters
Extreme Ghostbusters
(1997) Men in Black: The Series (1997–2001) Channel Umptee-3 (1997–1998) Godzilla: The Series (1998–2000) Dilbert (1999–2000) Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999–2000) Dragon Tales
Dragon Tales
(1999–2005) Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (1999–2001)

2000s

Max Steel (2000–2002) Sammy (2000) Jackie Chan Adventures
Jackie Chan Adventures
(2000–2005) Heavy Gear
Heavy Gear
(2001–2002) Phantom Investigators
Phantom Investigators
(2002) Lenore, the Cute Little Dead Girl (2002) Harold and the Purple Crayon (2002) Spider-Man: The New Animated Series (2003) Stuart Little
Stuart Little
(2003) Astro Boy (2003–2004) The Boondocks (2005–2014) The Spectacular Spider-Man
Spider-Man
(2008–2009) Sit Down, Shut Up (2009)

See also

Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television Screen Gems
Screen Gems
Cartoons Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Animation Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Imageworks

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIA

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