The formula is pretty much the same. Take two men, ages 35-54. Give at least one of them (possibly both of them) a stupid nickname. Something like Boomer, or Wank, or Goober. If only one of the deejays gets a nickname, then make the other one go by his last name. Add a female deejay, but don't give her top billing on the name of the show. She will have three primary duties during the Wank and Goober Show: 1. Reading the News (while Bobo and Chachi make stupid jokes about the news) 2. Weather and Traffic 3. Providing the female perspective to all of the idiotic things that Hambone and Sloppy talk about. Now throw in some really bad sound effects (a bike horn, a cowbell, possibly a siren), a few stupid games for callers to play, and a handful of cliche topics to discuss. Now we're good to go.
The underrated show Crank Yankers (2002 - 2007) did a great bit on this. I think it was Patton Oswalt and Jimmy Kimmel starring as Boomer and The Nudge. They'd just call people out of the blue, say they were from some fictional radio station, and get people to play their idiotic games. I guess you had to be there. Maybe you can find it on YouTube or something.
I used to think that the formula was only used on stations that I listened to, and I was just really really unlucky. Then I did some research, and found that it doesn't really matter what genre of music you listen to, you're still going to find the same formula. Two middle aged male idiots. A token female. Stupid games. Etc. It happens on pop stations (probably the worst offenders), country stations, Spanish speaking stations, R&B stations, and oldies stations. At least I think it was the same format on the Spanish station. I don't really know what the deejay was saying, but it sounded pretty consistent with my description. Then again, it appears that Telemundo follows this format for all of its programming.
Alright, back to morning radio. I forgot to mention that prerequisites for these AM deejay jobs include being very overweight and having poor vision. Actually I'm just assuming that is the case because it's always the wacky morning DJ doing the testimonials for both the local bariatric weight loss surgery center and the laser vision correction place. Which means even if you avoid the deejay during the morning, you're going to get a steady dose of MadDog throughout the day. Damn, I just talked about laser vision correction, which probably means that one of my ads is going to be about Lasik. Oh well.
I really think that a radio station could take advantage of this void of good morning radio. I've got a crazy thought that you could just play the same music that you play during the day and people would still listen. Then again, I'm only one person. And I watch The Today Show during my commute up the stairs.