Stickam and Meltdown announced they had partnered to stream live shows from a new studio space in the store as well as from the store floor itself and from the Nerd Melt Theatre behind the store.
The studio programming launched with the premiere of IHEARTCOMIX LIVE with guests Andrew W. and Cherie Lily and a live video commentary show by Nerd Terns.
The event was organized by several CBS radio stations in Southern California, including KRTH-FM (K-Earth 101), KTWV-FM (94.7 The WAVE), KLSX-FM (91.7), KFWB-AM (News 980) and KNX-AM (News 1070).In the actual stream room, there were 7 camera spots. The other six spots were for six other people to stream their live webcam feed.The live chat also allowed users to chat through a chat box similar to what one would see on any regular chat site.Allstar Weekend, Cypress Hill's B-Real, Boys Like Girls, Jimmy Urine, Chantal Claret, LMFAO, Wynonna Judd, Chad Brownlee, Cobra Starship, Metro Station, Ashley Purdy, and American Idol contestants Bo Bice, Katharine Mc Phee, Michael Johns, Danny Noriega, Engel, and Lakesha Jones. On August 28, 2012 Andrew hosted the chat live from backstage at Conan O'Brien's TV show, Conan.Christian hard rock band Underoath used Stickam to stream live from their recording studio for two months while they recorded their album Lost In The Sound Of Separation, racking up over 1.8 million live views.