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We're Not Being Punk'd: New Reality Show Will Be Shot at CA DMV Offices

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There is nothing more entertaining than spending some time at your local Department of Motor Vehicles field office, right? Those friendly faces behind the counter, the racks of uncomplicated paperwork, the fun-to-wait in's all something worth chronicling for the ages. Of course, that's just on the customer's end. Now a new reality show will show viewers what it's really like to work at the California DMV says Entertainment Weekly.

“California DMV: Field Offices" is the catchy title for this certain must-watch television show, for which four episodes have been ordered for TruTV. And it's not Governor Jerry Brown behind this endeavor, it's executive producers Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg ("Punk'd," "Beauty and the Geek").

Says Goldberg, the show "promise[s] to be a glimpse at what DMV workers experience, from strange to hilarious.” Nothing says hilarity like renewing licenses and registration, down to the very last line of microscopic letters on those good-timey eye charts! And how about those wacky computer system shutdowns that bring the whole DMV system to a grinding

The series will be shot at multiple DMV locations, but no word yet on which ones, so it's not clear if your moment of joy transferring the title of your '01 Honda Accord will happen.