Coal (TV series)

Coal is an American reality television series that aired on Spike. The series debuted on March 30, 2011.[1] The series portrayed the real life events on a coal mine in Westchester, West Virginia, and the inherent dangers involved.[2]

Coal
Coal logo.jpg
GenreReality
Narrated byJeremy Sisto
Theme music composerAndy Kubiszewski
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producersEric Lange
Jeff Conroy
Philip Segal
Thom Beers
Shawn George
Running time42 minutes (excluding commercials)
Production companyOriginal Productions
Release
Original networkSpike
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMarch 30 (2011-03-30) –
June 19, 2011 (2011-06-19)
External links
Website

The series was later premiered in the UK on November 8, 2011, via the Discovery Channel UK. It featured owner Mike Crowder along with several employees involved in the mining operation.

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"The Master Mines"March 30, 2011 (2011-03-30)1.234[3]
2"No Easy Way Out"April 6, 2011 (2011-04-06)0.836[4]
3"Down 'N Out"April 13, 2011 (2011-04-13)0.932[5]
4"Buried In Coal"April 20, 2011 (2011-04-20)0.680[6]
5"Into The Heart Of Darkness"May 8, 2011 (2011-05-08)N/A
6"Out With The Coal, In With The New"May 15, 2011 (2011-05-15)N/A
7"A Mine Divided"May 22, 2011 (2011-05-22)N/A
8"Haunted By The Past"June 5, 2011 (2011-06-05)N/A
9"The Fight To Go Right"June 12, 2011 (2011-06-12)N/A
10"Brute Force and Bad Blood"June 19, 2011 (2011-06-19)N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal"". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Spike TV Digs Down Deep for New Original Series, "Coal" Featuring the Lives of West Virginia Coal Miners". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Top Chef" Goes Out on Top". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars," "Extreme Couponing" Split 18-49 Crown". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Storage Wars" Makes It Two in a Row". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Wednesday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Continue TNT Surge". Retrieved 1 January 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)