|Launched||12 October 2008|
|Network||Zee Entertainment Enterprises|
|Owned by||Essel Group|
|Picture format||576i SDTV|
|Headquarters||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Airtel digital TV
|Reliance Digital TV
|Asianet Digital TV
|Bell Fibe TV
Zee Tamizh is an India-based satellite television channel owned by Zee Entertainment Enterprises,which carries broadcasts in Tamil and other regional languages of India. As well as broadcasting in South Asia, it also reaches audiences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, East Asia, Australasia and North America. It is a part of the Essel Group. Zee Tamizh is also a Canadian Category B Tamil language specialty channel and is owned by Ethnic Channels Group.
Cookery show Anjarai Petty, soaps like Jhansi Rani, Chinna Marumagal, reality shows like Solvathellam Unmai, Y this Kolaveri, Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi and TOP 10 are notable programs on Zee Tamizh.
|Rank||Year||Show||Status||No. of Episodes|
|1||12 October 2008 – present||Anjaraipettil||On-Air||1300+|
|2||21 January 2010 – present||Olimayamana Ethirkaalam||On-Air||1300+|
|3||20 April 2011 – present||Solvathellam Unmai||On-Air||600+|
|4||25 May 2009 – present||Top 10[disambiguation needed]||On-Air||1000+|
|5||14 December 2013 – Present||Why This Kolaveri||On-Air||25+|
The show has crossed over 1200 episodes exploring the exotic and authentic food by taking viewers on a journey. The show has segments such as public cooking, tastings, instant cooking, tips, celebrities cooking and Parambariya samayal. Recently, to give a new look, segments were changed in the order of Namma Oru Samayal, Chef cooking, Paarambariya samayal & Maathyosi. The special episode in Andaman & Nicobar with new segments Kadal Kadantha Samayal, Island Chef & Andaman Samayal. Our Anchor Srini , Ananda Kannan and Kaushik travels across places in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, and other major places and brings out the real flavour of the native.
Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi
Namma Veettu Mahalakshmi, is an entertaining and fun-filled game show exclusive for women. The show has four interesting and engaging rounds with four participants in each round. Kushboo, the vivacious actress is anchoring the show.
The bubbly Kushboo with her timely wits and comments carry the show and make it more lively and interesting. The show has lots of interaction, dance , music and interesting tasks done by the participants. At the end of each round, the participants take home a lot of goodies and prizes.
Solvathellam Unmai, is the reality talk show which deals with emotions, family issues and spot solutions. An actuality show that covers diverse genuine stories, family issues, unheard special stories, stories on marvels, social issues and reunions. This show is been hosted by actor and director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan. This show is on air every Monday to Friday at 8:30–9:30 pm.
Nambinal Nambungal – Marumathin Marupakkam
Nambinal Nambungal was a successful show in Zee Tamil which shows the paranormal happenings around Tamil Nadu. The first season had crossed 375 episodes. From 21 November 2011 it has been relaunched with actor Nizhalgal Ravi anchoring the show. Now this show bring about various Paranormal happening all over India.
Top 10 covers the top 50 happenings in 5 segments namely Tamilnadu, India, International, Sports and Entertainment. The show has crossed 1000 episodes and the success is mainly attributed to its format where the top happenings of the week in different areas are being power packed in 30 minutes in the most precise way to suit our people's interest.
Y this Kolaveri
Y this Kolaveri is a musical program that features the contestants attempting to sing while various attempts are made to disrupt their performance. The contestants have to hold on to the tune and lyrics of the song irrespective of the distractions for a given period of time to win the game.
The show is a perfect blend of singing and comedy. The show is anchored by RJ Balaji who is well known for his timely sense of humor. Y This Kolaveri is the remake of international format Killer Karaoke, it is now shown in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Philippines. This is the first time Zee Tamil has acquired an international format for its show named Y This Kolaveri.