Fox Television Stations Rides LiveRail

Fox Television Stations said it will look to further monetize display and video impressions across the O&O group through a deal with LiveRail, the digital advertising specialist that was recently acquired by Facebook.

Fox Television said it will integrate LiveRail with its programmatic ad system.

“In recent years, the trend among digital advertisers has been a flight to quality as it relates to content. By adding LiveRail to our digital video programmatic solution, the FOX TV Stations Group extends our existing platform to better enable advertisers to target desired consumers of our video content in the credible and brand-safe environment,” Joe Oulvey, EVP of Fox station sales, said in a statement.

Jesse Clemmens, Private Exchanges Manager, LiveRail at Facebook added, “We look forward to helping Fox monetize their video and mobile video inventory across local TV markets. 

“By implementing LiveRail’s Video Private Exchange (VPX), Fox is able to tap into the rapidly growing programmatic market and connect key advertiser clients with premium, biddable programmatic video inventory,” added Jesse Clemmens, LiveRail’s private exchanges manager.

Fox Television Stations is comprised of 28 stations in 17 markets covering over 37% of U.S. television homes, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Houston, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

LiveRail’s other customers include ABC Family, A&E Networks, Gannett, Dailymotion and, among others.