Bigshot TV on Facebook – a World First

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Bigshot TV Plans

BigShot Media, who are undoubtedly the leading endurance sports event TV Production Company in Africa joined forces with Paparazzi Studios and Majohi Consultants to launch Bigshot TV on 10 October 2015 with a full program line-up they will stream live off the Bighsot TV Facebook Page, a world first.


The technological breakthrough is as a result of months of testing by BigShot Live and showcased on Bighost TV, a division of BigShot Media, the production company that’s responsible for the TV coverage of many of South Africa’s most significant mountain bike and triathlon events, including the ABSA Cape Epic, Cape Pioneer Trek, DuToit Tankwa Trek and the Standard Bank Ironman.


Bigshot TV is all about combining creativity and technology to deliver quality viewing that is freely available directly on the Facebook platform internationally. Simply visit the Facebook page at this URL link and ‘LIKE’ the page. To watch Bigshot TV Live, all you have to do is click on the LIVE TV button on top of the Bigshot TV Facebook page where you normally find the buttons for PHOTOS – FRIENDS – EVENTS – VIDEOS etc. to view.

You can also ‘share’ the page to various other social media platforms are at the bottom of the LIVE TV page at this URL link:

Sneak preview for the Bigshot TV line-upBIGSHOT TV line up

A sneak preview of the Bigshot TV Program Line-up promises cover across various topics showcasing West Coast talent and news with 5 categories including entertainment, music, movies, tourism, extreme events & sport, a Bigshot Car show, Bigshot Schools, a virtual property show, documentaries covering local Bigshot Stories, fashion, beauty, food and fame.




The official launch

The BIG launchBIGSHOT TV FACEBOOK luanch of BIGSHOT TV will be Saturday 10 October 2015… and we will broadcast the entire event to the world LIVE from right here in Melkbos! Get ready to be part of the BIGSHOT TV launch and become a ‘BIGSHOT’ with us as we showcase Melkbos and the West Coast to the world LIVE!!!

Watch the Bigshot TV Facebook Page  for more exciting news as the story unfolds!


Viewership and Projections


Bigshot TV went into test mode with Bigshot LIVE Friday 4 September 2015 covering the Tour of Homewood, an endurance mountain bike race in the mountains of George, Western Cape, South Africa.


The Bigshot TV Facebook page was created on 1 September 2015 and their test streaming started on Friday 4 September 2015 between 8:30 and 11:30 am with the live streaming of the first stage of the Tour of Homewood.


Without any advertising or promotional activities and with the Facebook page announcement of the live testing alone, their insights shown remarkable success with a total viewership of 11 552 in 3 hours only.


Bigshot TV aims to reach viewers nationally as well as internationally specifically targeting South Africans living abroad. The TV Channel initially will cover the West Coast first followed by the entire Western Cape and finally spreading their wings to other provinces in South Africa.


There are 11.8-million Facebook users in South Africa of which  8.8-million access Facebook on their mobile phones according to the latest results from World Wide Worx and Fuseware’s SA Social Media Landscape 2015 report.



“These results are demonstrating the solid growth of digital as a rapidly growing medium in South Africa,”


Bigshot TV offers FREE access to TVBIGSHOT TV FACEBOOK 2 viewing anywhere anytime using a mobile phone, tablet or PC / laptop device. The programs will be built in 3-8 minutes slots allowing for efficient hassle free download time for ease of viewing and for cost affective data usage. Once the program has been steamed live it will remain on the page for a re-run at any given time. This allows for unlimited & ongoing exposure to advertisers and program sponsors. Another first in the business of broadcasting.


For more information you can contact the Business manager Heidi Croxford at