Bigballs Media


Sony buys Turner’s UK truTV

Sony’s acquisitive channels division has Turner’s truTV in the UK. Turner rolled out the general entertainment channel in amid much fanfare in May 2014, but it struggled to gain a foothold with centerpiece launch series Conan removed from the schedule and an audience share of under 1%. The launch marked the pay TV group’s move […]

Turner buys Bigballs stake

The international arm of Turner has bought into Bigballs Media marking the first investment for the company’s new Digital Ventures & Innovation group. Bigballs owns the Copa90 video platform and online channel, which specialises in football-based fan content. It does not own rights to games, but has wraparound programming and claims 12 million subs and […]

Liberty Global invests in Bigballs

Liberty Global has invested £7 million in Bigballs Media, a digital production company and owner of football-themed YouTube channel Copa90. The deal gives Liberty a 14% stake in the business and values Bigballs at £50 million. It also grants Liberty the option to up its investment in the firm in six months’ time. London-based Bigballs […]