BDO World Trophy 2017

Press Release

The BDO are pleased to announce that The BDO World Trophy this coming weekend 26th – 29th May 2017 will be shown live throughout the World. All the live action can be viewed on: 

United Kingdom:

Front Runner TV on the Sky platform Ch. 468 and Freeview platform Ch. 91

Winmau TV

UNILAD, Facebook live on the UNILAD and UNILAD Sport Facebook pages ( &

Rest of the World:

Winmau TV

UNILAD, Facebook live on the UNILAD and UNILAD Sport Facebook pages ( &  

Sue Williams Chairperson of the BDO said “We are delighted to have such a breadth and depth of live coverage for the 2017 BDO World Trophy. From a dedicated free to air sports channel for the UK in Front Runner, through core partner Winmau’s streaming channel, to coverage for the first time on Facebook live with our partner UNILAD, giving us access to their 29 million user base to attract a significant and younger audience”. 


About Front Runner

Front Runner is the first and only free-to-air dedicated sports channel in the UK and leads the way in showcasing the best in action sports from across the globe.

It offers action, lifestyle and documentaries from the worlds of motorsport, ice hockey, professional fighting, poker and now live sports.

Along with adrenaline-fuelled action, there’s also comedy and chat. Updates are available through Front Runner’s Facebook and Twitter. 

Winmau TV

Designed and developed to host and show exclusive darts content from around the world, Winmau TV was the first dedicated darts channel from any brand manufacturer.

Winmau TV is 100% darts dedicated, promoting live darts streaming from ranked darts events around the world through to game improvement videos and showing the latest darts equipment. Running for over 5 years the channel forms an intrinsic part of Winmau’s Global Content strategy.



Established in 2014, by millennials for millennials, as a single Facebook channel and website, UNILAD has expanded into the world’s leading social first publisher, successfully building an unrivalled brand affinity across the globe. With just under a billion engagements, and over 25 billion video views in 2016 alone, UNILAD have matured into the most engaged and viewed publisher on the planet. Launching a suite of channels in the last 18 months, UNILAD are at the forefront of the live revolution, changing the way content will be consumed by the social generation in the near future.