Cyclones.tv
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaIowa
History
LaunchedAugust 31, 2013 (2013-08-31) (cable channel) 2012 (streaming)
Links
Websitewww.cyclones.tv

Cyclones.tv is a regional sports network and streaming network founded in 2012 (and first went on the air on August 31, 2013) to carry sports broadcasting. Cyclones.tv focuses solely on Iowa State University athletics. The channel used to carry live sporting events, but with the addition of the Big 12 Now streaming channel on ESPN+, the channel is expected to only carry game replays, coaches shows, vignettes and historical pieces. In the past, the channel would carry a wide range of third-tier events, including one non-conference football game per year, a handful of home, non-conference men's basketball games, and most to all home events in sports such as women's basketball, volleyball, softball, women's soccer and wrestling.

Iowa State athletics first started to monetize the streaming of Iowa State football games through an online portal known as CloneZone. CloneZone was used to webcast a pay-per-view version of Iowa State athletics events until 2012, when the online portal was rebranded as Cyclones.tv. Cyclones.tv existed solely as an online portal until August 31, 2013, when Mediacom unveiled a new television channel in and around the state of Iowa.

Football Games Carried by Cyclones.tv

Cyclones.tv carried a total of eight football games on traditional television, with the last game coming on December 1, 2018 as Iowa State hosted Drake.

Date Game Streaming Televised
September 3, 2007 Kent State @ Iowa State[1] as CloneZone
September 22, 2007 Iowa State @ Toledo[2] as CloneZone
August 28, 2008 South Dakota State @ Iowa State[3] as CloneZone FCS
September 3, 2009 North Dakota State @ Iowa State[4] as CloneZone MC22
September 26, 2009 Army @ Iowa State[5] as CloneZone
September 2, 2010 Northern Illinois @ Iowa State[6] as CloneZone FSN
September 25, 2010 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State[7] as CloneZone MC22
September 3, 2011 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State[8] as CloneZone
October 15, 2011 Iowa State @ Missouri[9] as CloneZone
September 15, 2012 Western Illinois @ Iowa State[10] checkY
August 31, 2013 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State checkY checkY
October 11, 2014 Toledo @ Iowa State[11] checkY checkY
October 18, 2014 Iowa State @ Texas checkY (only in Iowa) checkY (on Mediacom)

Longhorn Network (US)

September 5, 2015 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State checkY checkY
September 3, 2016 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State checkY checkY
October 15, 2016 Iowa State @ Texas[12] checkY (only in Iowa) checkY (on Mediacom)

Longhorn Network (US)

September 2, 2017 Northern Iowa @ Iowa State checkY checkY
December 1, 2018 Drake @ Iowa State checkY checkY

References

  1. ^ "Clone Zone to Carry Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa Football". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  2. ^ Birch, Tommy. "Clone Zone problem leads to user refunds". Iowa State Daily. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  3. ^ "Clone Zone to Carry Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa Football". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  4. ^ "Clone Zone to Carry Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa Football". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  5. ^ "Clone Zone To Carry ISU-Army Football Game". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  6. ^ "Clone Zone to Carry Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa Football". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  7. ^ "Clone Zone to Carry Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa Football". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  8. ^ "Cyclones.com to televise Missouri game". Daily News. Newton. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  9. ^ "Cyclones.com to televise Missouri game". Daily News. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  10. ^ "The Ames Tribune". www.amestrib.com. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  11. ^ "Cyclones.tv To Televise Two Football Games". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.
  12. ^ "Viewing Options For Iowa State Football vs. Texas". Iowa State University Athletics. Retrieved 2020-06-07.