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Discovery Channel Orders Used Car Salesmen Series 'Carfellas' (Video)

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The cable network has ordered 12 episodes of the unscripted series, which will get a special preview behind hit "American Chopper."

Discovery Channel is getting into the used car business.

The cable network has ordered 12 episodes of Carfellas, a series centering on reformed ex-con Mike DeLucia, who sells used cars with his pals on Long Island.

The project hails from Leftfield Pictures, the production company behind History hit Pawn Stars. Leftfield's Brent Montgomery and David George will serve as executive producers, along with Discovery's Christo Doyle.

The unscripted effort will offer a sneak peak of back to back episodes on August 29 at 10 p.m. and 10:30 pm. It will join Deadliest Catch, Mythbusters and Dirty Jobs, among others series, on Discovery's schedule.

Watch a sneak peek of Discovery Channel's new series:

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