Radio Bam

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Radio Bam
Genre Comedy, talk
Running time Mondays - 60 minutes (7:00–8:00 pm)
Country United States
Language(s) English
Home station Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Hosted by Bam Margera
Starring Bam Margera
Chad I Ginsburg
Brandon Novak
Joe Frantz
CKY Crew
Created by Bam Margera
Recording studio West Chester, Pennsylvania, Castle Bam
Air dates November 15, 2004 to February 18, 2013
No. of episodes 302
Audio format Sirius XM Satellite Radio/
Faction 28

Radio Bam (or Bam Radio) was a Sirius Radio Station that aired on Mondays at 7pm, straight after The Jason Ellis Show. The show's supporting cast was originally made up of Margera's fellow CKY crew members Brandon Dicamillo and Brandon Novak, who appeared on most episodes of the show's early years, with frequent guest appearances from Ryan Dunn, Rake Yohn and Chris Raab as well as Bam's parents April Margera and Phil Margera, uncle Don Vito and occasional appearances from the Jackass crew.

A recurring feature on the show was DiCamillo's freestyle raps which often poked fun at Rake by insinuating he was gay and the show frequently came under fire for its use of sexist and homophobic language. DiCamillo would also spend entire shows impersonating Rake for episodes where he was not present and the crew would often infuriate Rake by giving out his phone number live on air leading to hundreds of messages being left on his voicemail. The show would often feature lengthy discussions about Novak's most recent sexual conquests and Bam would also take phonecalls from listeners calling up to insult the show or the crew in order to mock them on air.

The first two years of the show ran concurrently with Margera's MTV show Viva La Bam and episodes occasionally involved Margera and the crew discussing incidents from previous shows or plans for future episodes. In later years Bam gradually lost touch with the CKY crew and the show then started to focus on Bam's other friends Chad, Novak, and Joe Frantz, with occasional appearances from Dunn and Bam's brother Jess Margera.

On one occasion of Radio Bam, Margera left the show early after the conviction of his uncle Don Vito, saying ""Fuck America" and saying he would run to Kazakhstan to "get away from this fucked up ass country" .[1] For one episode in 2009 Bam spent the entire hour talking with Chad about his recent stint in rehab for alcohol abuse. On June 20, 2011, a special tribute episode was aired in memory of Ryan Dunn, who died early Monday morning, airing the best moments with Ryan.[2] One episode of Radio Bam was taken off the air after a conversation got out of control. On episode #143, Brandon Novak was kicked out of Bam's studio and sent home to Baltimore, Maryland after they found drugs on him.

Since February 18, 2013, there have been no new episodes of the show, leading to the belief the show had been cancelled. This was later confirmed by Jess Margera on the official CKY Website.[1]

Key Presenters[edit]

Guests[edit]

Main Crew Departs[edit]

After Margera had multiple falling outs with members of the original CKY Crew, the shows line up became more about Margera and less about the original crew. He continued to feature new guest hosts Post CKY Crew. These Included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRayHBSa9vY Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "name" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07MJhv4uVlU