Local premieres this Ponggal include:
- Romance drama telemovie, Anbirkum Undo Adaikkum Thaazh, directed by S. Mathan, starring Manogaren Suparmaniam and Vidia Liana, premiering on Astro Vaanavil HD (CH 201), on 14 January, 9pm.
- Game show, Kurumbu Ponggal, featuring local celebrity couples: Saint and Anjali, Thevaguru and Rathi Vishali, Shastan and Karishma, as well as Kesavan and Pashini. Hosted by Ahila Shanmugam and Irfan Zaini and directed by renowned filmmaker Dev Rajah, this game show also showcases Ponggal celebrations for these celebrity guests. Kurumbu Ponggal premieres on Astro Vinmeen HD (CH 231) on 14 January, 9.30pm.
- Crime thriller film, Tamani directed by S. Mathan, starring talented local casts including Deva, Eswar Ji, Dr. Selvamuthu, Annamalai and Sutha premiering on Astro Vaanavil HD (CH 201) on 16 January, 9pm.
- Debate show, Special Pattimandram featuring Kalaimamani Dindugal I. Leoni for the first time on Zee Tamil HD (CH 235) premiering on 14 January, 12pm;
- Variety show, Moi Virunthu featuring two teams from two popular fiction shows premiering on Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), 14 January, 2pm;
- Political drama film, Ka Pae Ranasingam starring Vijay Sethupathi and Aishwarya Rajesh premiering on Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), 14 January, 4pm;
- Action drama film, Soorarai Pottru starring Suriya and Aparna Balamurali premiering on SUN TV (CH 234 HD / CH 211), 14 January, 6.30pm;
- Comedy drama film, Biscoth starring Santhanam and Tara Alisha premiering on Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), 15 January, 12.30pm; and,
- Variety show, Mr. Tamilan vs Mrs. Tamilachi featuring renowned director and actor, Karu Pazhaniappan and popular actress and host, Priya Raman premiering on Zee Tamil HD (CH 235), 15 January, 3pm