The Coal Seam Television Show

CHARLESTON — The Coal Seam is the official television show of the West Virginia Coal Association and Friends of Coal. It is broadcast on the West Virginia State Library Television Network, comprised of 577,000 households across the state via public access television cable stations. It is also vid-cast via the WV LTN website at

It is also available via Youtube at

Current Cable Television Subscribers

  • Suddenlink Channel 17; Library Television Network
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    84 hours; 120,000 subscribers serving Kanawha, Putnam, Cabell and Fayette counties

  • Comcast Channel 24; Marshall University
    30 hours – 28,000 subscribers serving Cabell and Putnam counties
  • Comcast Channel 14 WLSC-TV; West Liberty State College
    10 hours; 30,000 subscribers serving Ohio and Marshall counties
  • Time Warner Cable Channel 18; Robert C. Byrd High School
    105 hours; 26,000 subscribers serving Marion, Harrison, Lewis and Upshur counties
  • Suddenlink Channel 17 and Channel 97; Southern WV Community College
    4 hours; 45,000 subscribers serving Logan, Mingo and Lincoln counties
  • Comcast Channel 15; City of Morgantown
    32 hours; 28,000 subscribers serving Monongalia and Marion counties
  • Adelphia Communications Channel 15; City of Grafton
    45 hours; 3,300 subscribers serving Taylor and Monongalia counties
  • Rapid Cable Channel 12; Summersville Community Television
    30 hours – 2,800 subscribers serving Nicholas county
  • Suddenlink Channel 22 WVWC; West Virginia Wesleyan College
    154 hours – 6,000 subscribers serving Upshur county
  • Suddenlink Channel 9 WLPX; Ion Media
    1 hour; 283,000 subscribers serving Kanawha, Putnam, Cabell, Mason, Lincoln and Fayette counties
  • Suddenlink Channel 5; City of Lewisburg
    15 hours – 4,800 subscribers serving Greenbrier county
  • Hardy Telecommunications Channel 915; Hardy Telecommunications, Inc.
    150 hours – 500 subscribers serving Hardy county
  • Hardy Telecommunications Channel 917 WELD; WELD TV and Radio
    15 hours – 500 subscribers serving Hardy county

Total Number of subscribers = 577,900

Total hours per week = 675

Questions, comments, or additional information requests may be directed to:

Mark Lanham, Supervisor II / Technical Director
Phone: (304) 558-2531 ext. 2045

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