Doc Johnson Facilities, Brand Used in Showtime Series, ‘House of Lies’

Ariana Rodriguez

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — In the eighth episode of the current season of “House of Lies,” the consultants work with an iconic adult toy company, presented as as Doc Johnson, to help maintain their commitment to American manufacturing.

The House of Lies cast and crew shot on-location at Doc Johnson’s North Hollywood facility in the fall of 2012, shooting in production areas and the main office.

Adam Brody guest stars in the three-episode arc as the adult manufacturer’s young CEO determined to usher his family’s legacy into a bright and successful future.

“It was an amazing experience, having the House of Lies crew at Doc Johnson,” Doc Johnson COO Chad Braverman said. “The skill and professionalism demonstrated by the crew was a true testament to their craft. The cast was incredibly gracious and friendly during filming and we hope that they enjoyed their time the spent at Doc Johnson as much as we enjoyed having them. American manufacturing is at our core, and we are honored to participate in a story that tackles the struggles American manufacturers face.”

Showtime and “House of Lies” have released two teasers which have been shared across the web, including by major media sites like People Magazine. The first sneak-peek video features Kristin Bell and Adam Brody using the Lucid Dream No. 14 to segue into other activities. The second Showtime teaser includes shots of Doc Johnson’s manufacturing facility and the other second season major storylines that episode 8 will cover.

"We are so excited to have our products featured on such an engaging and well written series,” said Victoria Bowman-Steinour, Doc Johnson director of marketing and public relations. “We appreciate this opportunity from Showtime to showcase a fictionalized version of our story and highlighting our actual products to the millions of viewers of House of Lies.”

House of Lies airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show draws about 3.2 million weekly viewers; second only to the network’s other top-rated show, Shameless, which garners an average of 5.4 million weekly viewers.

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