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TLC orders drunk driving reality show

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Here’s guilty pleasuring viewing for you: Sit on the couch, have a beer and watch irresponsible drivers take field sobriety tests on TLC.

The network has ordered D.U.I., a new series that goes behind the scenes of drunk-driving law enforcement in Oklahoma. TLC has picked up 12 episodes, with six debuting next month and the rest planned for 2012.

Unlike COPS, the TLC show just focuses on drunk-driving suspects and follows their story from being pulled over and being interrogated, to, if necessary, arrest and sentencing. The show debuts Dec. 1 at 9 p.m. and here’s an exclusive preview: