Barbera also served as an Executive Producer before his death, as well as receiving story credit on some short cartoons, of the "Tom and Jerry Tales" show's first season, produced by Warner Brothers in 2006. The series had its premiered on Kids' WB! on The CW on September 23, 2006. Each episode consists of three short cartoons with approximately the same runtime as the original theatrical shorts. Also, each of the three shows that air in a 30 minute episode have some type of theme. For example, episode 10 (Tiger Cat/Feeding Time/Polar Peril) have a theme of animals.
- This is the longest waiting for the new Tom and Jerry TV show. 12 years passed - from 1994 until 2006 means series finale of Tom and Jerry Kids until series premiere of Tom and Jerry Tales.
- This is the first Tom and Jerry show to be aired and owned on Warner Brothers Animation.
- This is the first Tom and Jerry show first aired on 21st century.
- Main article: List of Tom and Jerry Tales episodes