With a foundation built around comedy and talk, The BOB & TOM Show features news, sports, lifestyle content, and interviews with today’s top actors, authors and newsmakers. It began national syndication in 1995 from its flagship station in Indianapolis. The show is also America’s leading media outlet for the best and developing comedians on the circuit. More than just a comedy show, The BOB & TOM Show also features live performances from singers, songwriters, and musicians coming from all genres of music.
The show has won five Marconi Awards…the absolute highest award in radio from the National Association of Broadcasters. The BOB & TOM Show has released well over 50 comedy CD’s and DVD’s. The show also has produced specials for Comedy Central and present live comedy concerts nationwide via Friends of the BOB & TOM Show Comedy Tour. The BOB & TOM Show is now heard on over 150 radio stations from coast to coast.
The program airs live weekdays from 6am-10am EST.
Show parodies, songs, bits, and more are produced by a large staff of writers, musicians, artists, performers, and misfits. Let’s briefly meet some of them here:
Born in Los Angeles and graduated from Cal State Long Beach. Bob toured extensively with theater groups and began his radio career in Northern Michigan in 1979 where he met Tom and headed to WFBQ in Indianapolis. Bob is the one in the LA Dodger cap.
From Cleveland, Tom attended Columbia University. After a radio stop in Florida, Tom hooked up with Bob in Petoskey Michigan and formed the morning team which eventually came to Indianapolis in 1983. Tom is the one not wearing the LA Dodger cap.
Born in London, Ohio. Chick began his broadcasting journey in West Virginia but eventually made it to WFBQ’s sister station in Indianapolis. When they had enough of him, he came on the Bob and Tom Show to do sports, take on announcer and commercial duties and assume the role of the one and only Mr. Obvious.
Kristi joined the show in 1984 as News Director. Kristi is a native of Indianapolis and attended Indiana University. She has also worked in television with Fox Sports and ESPN.
Dean is the on-air producer and has been with the show since 1988. When he’s not putting calls on the air…he’s calling in on the air. To give you an idea to his range of talent, he is both a brilliant musician as well as the idiotic caller on the Mr. Obvious Show.
Ron joined the show in 2004 and is from Indianapolis. In addition to many great show characters, he is the voice of Donnie Baker. Swear to God he is.
Steve is one of America’s top celebrity impersonators. With the show since 1986, Steve is Bill Clinton, George Bush, Al Gore, Larry King, Joe Biden, and many, many more. ‘ Nuf said.
Steve is the shows musical director and leads the Bob and Tom Band. Steve was discovered by Stan Kenton and toured with Buddy Rich. Steve has recorded numerous jazz albums and has preformed at The Montreux Jazz Festival.