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 2005. The series had its international premiere on Boomerang in the UK on February 27, 2006, and premiered in the US on Kids' WB! on The WB on September 23, 2005. 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 1 (Tiger Cat/Feeding Time/Polar Peril) have a theme of animals.
- Main article: List of Tom & Jerry Tales episodes