WOLO-TV is an ABC affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina. Owned by Bahakel Communication, Ltd., it broadcasts five separate streams on Virtual Digital Channel 25 (VHF RF Channel 7) from the Midlands’ tallest structure in Kershaw County. Channel 25(WCOS-TV(1953-1956), WCCA-TV(1961-1964) and WOLO-TV (1964-to present) holds the distinction of being South Carolina’s first television station. ABC Columbia is committed to the highest level of quality entertainment and local news programming.

Channel 25.1 – ABC Columbia and airs programs from the award-winning ABC network and also is home to  Jeopardy! Wheel of Fortune,  Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, and ABC Columbia News.

Channel 25.2 – Start TV, airs police and legal dramas from the Start TV network.

Channel 25.3 – QVC, provides viewers with the QVC television shopping network.

Channel 25.4 – Me-TV Columbia, airs classic television programs from the Me-TV network.

Channel 25.5 – Heroes & Icons, airs classic action television programs from the Heroes & Icons TV network.

Channel 25.6 – DABL, a lifestyles channel feature programming from Martha Stewart, Emiril and many others.

Channel 25.7 – Story Television, showing historical and other nonfiction programming

Channel 25.8 – HSN, Home Shopping Network


About Bahakel Communications, Ltd.

Bahakel Communications, Ltd. is a regional broadcaster in the southern United States. Founded by the late Cy Bahakel in 1953, Bahakel Communications owns 6 television stations (WCCB in Charlotte, NC; WOLO-TV in Columbia, SC; WFXB in Myrtle Beach, SC; WAKA and WBMM in Montgomery, AL; and WBBJ-TV in Jackson, TN), operates an additional television station (WNCF in Montgomery, AL) under a shared services agreement, and owns 6 radio stations (KILO and KRXP in Colorado Springs, CO; and WXTC, WDEF-FM, WDOD-FM, and WUUQ-FM in Chattanooga, TN). A family-owned company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Bahakel Communications is committed to excellence in innovative local television and radio broadcasting and recognition of the true value of its employees.


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Jeff West, Vice President/ General Manager

Dave Aiken, Station Manager/Program Director

Marty White, Business Manager

Brie Bell, Sales Manager

Crysty Vaughan, News Director

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