The Heartland Show Returns This Fall

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced on Wednesday that “The Heartland Show, presented by Iowa Corn” is returning during the football, basketball, and wrestling seasons in 2020-21.

The Heartland is produced by the UI Athletics HawkVision staff, and will include nine football shows during the fall. The 14 winter shows will feature men’s basketball in each edition, with women’s basketball and wrestling each being featured in seven of the shows.

The Heartland provides a weekly all-access look at the Iowa programs during the fall and winter. Features will include Hawkeye student-athletes, coaches, and staff members in their daily activities within the Hawkeye programs.

The show will air on the following outlets at different times during the week, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 21:

Outlet Day and Time
Mediacom MC 22: Wed., 6 p.m./Fri., 6:30 p.m./Sat., 10 a.m.
KCWI, Des Moines: Saturday, Noon
CFU, Cedar Falls: Thursday, 7 p.m.
KCRG-D2, Cedar Rapids: Wed., 6 p.m. thru Dec. then returns to 7 p.m.
KCRG, Cedar Rapids: Sunday, 10:35 p.m.
KGCW, Rock Island: Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
KYOU, Ottumwa: Sunday, 10 p.m.
BTN: Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

In addition to the television series, “Hawk Talk with Kirk Ferentz presented by VUE Rooftop” makes its debut for the 2020 season tonight. Hawk Talk will air each Wednesday during the football season from 6:30-8 p.m. (CT) on participating affiliates of the Hawkeye Radio Network and on KCRG 9.2. Due to the pandemic, the show will be held remotely this year and not on location at VUE Rooftop.