Joe Pags Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary as Host of The Weekend

LOS ANGELES, June 22, 2020 – Premiere Networks announced today that June 2020 marks Joe Pags’ 10-year anniversary as host of The Weekend. The popular three-hour weekend talk program can be heard on more than 300 stations nationwide, including markets such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Boston, Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Portland.

Each weekend on the show, Joe Pagliarulo - or “Pags” as he’s affectionately known - offers listeners a refreshing break from traditional talk as he covers a variety of stories and topics that affect all Americans - from family, social issues and pop culture, to news headlines and politics. The relevant, entertaining and often funny program also features playful debate. For more information, visit

 “It is such an honor to be able to crack the mic every weekend and talk to wonderful people across the nation!” said Pags. “Time flies when doing what I love.  I’m humbled that it’s been a decade!  Looking forward to many more years to come.” 

The Weekend has been a staple of our talk lineup for many years, but Pags has taken it to another level over the past decade,” said Julie Talbott, Premiere Networks President. “Pags’ unique brand of talk and entertainment drives the show’s continued growth and success, and we’re so proud to celebrate this special milestone with him.”

In addition to his national weekend program, Pags can be heard daily on iHeartMedia San Antonio’s News Radio 1200 WOAI as host of The Joe Pags Show. Named by NewsMax as one of the most influential local talk shows in the country, Pags has made numerous appearances on Fox News, CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. For many years, Pags has been in the Talkers magazine top 20 in their annual “Heavy Hundred” list of the most important and influential talk show hosts in America.

Pags started his broadcasting career in 1989 in Palm Beach County, Florida.  He later spent several years as a TV news anchor in Michigan and New York, where he was honored with multiple Associated Press awards for excellence in journalism as a news anchor, reporter, producer, and talk show host. The Michigan Association of Broadcasting award-winner and has been cited by the U.S. House of Representatives and the State of Michigan for his broadcasts following the attacks of 9/11. Pags resides with his wife and four daughters in Texas. 


About Premiere Networks

Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 7,100 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Clay Travis, Cody Alan, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Buck Sexton, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, Jason Lee, Hollywood Hamilton and others.  For more information, please visit

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