So far there was not so much competition in acquiring the satellite rights of the film. This year, there is stiff competition between TV Channels in acquiring the satellite rights of the film. Moreover the Channels are acquiring the rights of the high budgeted films. The satellite rights are being acquired anywhere between ₹ 5 Crore to ₹ 15 Crores. In this way, Zee Tamil stands in the first place by acquiring 16 Tamil films.
The films are Adhe Kangal, Enakku Vaaitha Adimaigal, Yaman, Dora, Kavan, Shivalinga, 8 Thottakkal, Maragadha Naanayam, Vanamagan, Ivan Thanthiran, Nibunan, Pothuvaga En Manasu Thangam, Puriyadha Pudhir, Idam Porul Eval, Server Sundaram and Spyder. They have decided to telecast two new films per month.