12 episodes

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.

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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.

    On to the Toes, Baby! 

    On to the Toes, Baby! 

    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.

    • 45 min
    9-Inch Hands & Doing Just Fine

    9-Inch Hands & Doing Just Fine

    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.

    • 48 min
    "Happy Birthday to Me, America!"

    "Happy Birthday to Me, America!"

    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.

    • 49 min
    Yes, and... LIVE from NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago

    Yes, and... LIVE from NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago

    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!

    • 39 min
    The Iceman Cometh

    The Iceman Cometh

    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.

    • 33 min
    Moment by Moment

    Moment by Moment

    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.

    • 45 min

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