Here Comes Reality Show on—Yes—Coal Mining

Spike TV program will focus on mine in West Virginia
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 14, 2010 6:20 PM CDT
Miners rest inside Las Cuevas mine near the town of Velilla del Rio Carrion, northern Spain, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010.   (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

(Newser) – Got your fill of mining coverage? If not, then Spike TV has some extremely good news: It will launch a reality show on coal miners in April, says the Hollywood Reporter. Coal is from the makers of the Deadliest Catch and will focus on a mine in West Virginia. “We’ve tapped into something that people are passionate about," says a Spike exec. "This is a topic the world is interested in.” As for those rescued Chileans, the first three are going home, notes the BBC.

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