The Steam Room

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The Steam Room is the new audio vehicle for two of sports media's most iconic personalities, keeping the conversation going beyond from the desk inside Studio J. After nearly 20 years on TNT's Inside The NBA, Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley still have a lot to talk about, and with this platform they'll tackle new topics in the classic unscripted style that fans have come to love. In addition to NBA talk, EJ and Chuck will dive into current events, pop culture, and even local news. Look for The Steam Room on Thursdays starting December 12th.

Episode Date
On to the Toes, Baby!
00:45:16
On this episode of The Steam Room, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta joins Ernie & Charles to provide insight on the global Coronavirus outbreak, including the best precautions you can take to stay healthy. Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely leads another edition of 'What in the Wide Wide World of Sports' featuring Chuck's take on Spike Lee vs The Knicks, feeling starstruck by Mike Trout, and the art of the commencement speech. EJ and Charles discuss their favorite TV shows and fast food joints, and finally answer the age-old question of what Charles would've done for a living if he couldn't play basketball. Brace yourself for his answer. via Knit
Mar 06, 2020
9-Inch Hands & Doing Just Fine
00:48:54
In this weeks' episode of The Steam Room, Ernie and Charles discuss everything from the NFL collective bargaining agreement to their favorite movies. Channing Frye drops in to talk about his role in bonding the 2016 Cavs together as a team, the importance of veteran leadership for young players, and the destigmatization of mental health in the league today. Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely gets the guys' take on Joe Burrow, Deontay Wilder, and a 42-year-old Zamboni driver turned NHL goalie. A message on Chuck's Answering Machine reveals Barkley's roulette strategy... you won't want to miss it. via Knit
Feb 28, 2020
"Happy Birthday to Me, America!"
00:49:39
In this episode of The Steam Room, Ernie celebrates Charles' 57th birthday with a surprise manicure and pedicure. Chuck tees off on the Houston Astros scandal, and Pardon the Interruption co-host Mike Wilbon calls in to wish The Chuckster a Happy Birthday and revisit All-Star Weekend. Inside the NBA Producer Tim Kiely joins The Steam Room to talk about Charles' cameo on The Bachelor, and deliver a special message from Guy Fieri. Chuck's answering machine features a best-of birthday messages from Loyal Steamers. via Knit
Feb 21, 2020
Yes, and... LIVE from NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago
00:39:28
LIVE from Chicago's House of Blues, The Steam Room takes the show on the road for NBA All-Star Weekend! Joined by Chicago native Isiah Thomas, and The Second City's Jordan Savusa and Mary Catherine Curran, EJ & Chuck show off their improv skills and eat like locals with a deep-dish pizza and "Chicago Dog" taste test. Audience members ask Charles questions in a live edition of Chuck's Answering Machine, and a special Loyal Steamer sends the guys an exciting message! via Knit
Feb 15, 2020
The Iceman Cometh
00:33:10
On this episode of The Steam Room, Ernie & Chuck express frustration with the state of American politics, preview the Academy Awards and discuss best picture nominees. Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino, AKA "The Iceman" surprises Chuck by calling in to talk Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs winning Super Bowl LIV, and the evolution of football. Chuck gives his take on the perfect chicken wing, Rick Mahorn's ample backside, and All Star Weekend in Chicago. via Knit
Feb 07, 2020
Moment by Moment
00:45:07
In this week's episode of the Steam Room, EJ and Chuck reflect on the late Kobe Bryant. Matt Mauser calls in to talk about the life and legacy of his late wife, Christina Mauser. Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely joins the guys in the Steam Room to talk Super Bowl predictions and prop bets. Charles responds to messages from his Answering Machine, including the best food for watching the big game, and which reality show the Chuckster would like to be on. via Knit
Jan 31, 2020
Bad Luck Chuck
00:39:52
On this episode of The Steam Room, 'Charles Barkley vs. The Internet', Grammy-nominated musician PJ Morton calls in from Sweden, Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely reports this week's most bizarre local news stories, and EJ and Chuck discuss Steam Room towel etiquette, mani-pedi routines, and what it's really like to work with Shaq. via Knit
Jan 24, 2020
Stand Down, Soldier
00:39:21
In the latest episode of The Steam Room, EJ and Chuck discuss the delicate relationship between mental health and sports. Phillies legend Jimmy Rollins shares his perspective on the cheating scandal that has rocked the MLB. Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely returns to report the local news, and the Chuckster responds to a few outrageous voicemails on his answering machine. via Knit
Jan 17, 2020
Nice Towel
00:51:36
EJ & Chuck welcome not one, but TWO guests into The Steam Room! ESPN's Chris Fowler previews the upcoming College Football National Championship game between LSU and Clemson, and ponders the future of college athletics. CNN's Jake Tapper speaks on the developing conflict in Iran, the Democratic presidential candidates and what it's like to cover the unending news cycle in Washington. Inside the NBA's Executive Producer Tim Kiely shares this week's outrageous local new stories, and Chuck responds to a message left on his answering machine. via Knit
Jan 09, 2020
¡Hola 2020!
00:41:36
On this episode of The Steam Room, Chuck and EJ discuss everything from Trump's Impeachment and NFL storylines, to their favorite Christmas songs and bilingual aspirations. The guys react to absurd local news stories with Inside the NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely. Charles shares his New Year's Resolutions and responds to messages on his answering machine. via Knit
Dec 19, 2019
Full Steam Ahead
00:46:09
In this inaugural episode of The Steam Room, Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley discuss Le'Veon Bell's bowling, the Patriots filming controversy, and Patrick Reed's bunker dust-up. The guys give their take on the media's coverage of national politics, and welcome in legendary Inside The NBA Executive Producer Tim Kiely to delve into EJ's roots in local news. Chuck checks his answering machine and responds to messages left by fans and a special guest. via Knit
Dec 12, 2019
Introducing The Steam Room
00:00:26
The Steam Room is the new audio vehicle for two of sports media's most iconic personalities, keeping the conversation going beyond from the desk inside Studio J. After nearly 20 years on TNT's Inside The NBA, Ernie Johnson and Charles Barkley still have a lot to talk about, and with this platform they'll tackle new topics in the classic unscripted style that fans have come to love. In addition to NBA talk, EJ and Chuck will dive into current events, pop culture, and even local news. Look for The Steam Room on Thursdays starting December 12th. via Knit
Dec 09, 2019