Showtime Promotes Hit TV Series With Online & In-Person Polygraph Tests

Showtime Promotes Hit TV Series With Online & In-Person Polygraph Tests

After Homeland featured many cast members facing a lie detector, vans around the US and a Facebook app offered fans the chance to beat the test themselves.

Emma Hutchings
  • 10 november 2011

Last week’s episode of Showtime’s series Homeland, starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, saw most of the main characters subjected to polygraph tests, with one even managing to beat his. To promote the hit new show, viewers were given the opportunity to have a go themselves and see if they too could beat a lie detector. Showtime sent polygraph vans to locations around the US, and they stopped in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Professional polygraphists tested people’s answers to a series of questions to see if they could get away with telling a lie.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.