Multitalented and award-winning actor, comedian and TV host Michael V. affirmed his commitment with GMA Network, Inc. in a contract signing held on April 4.
Present in the contract signing were GMA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Atty. Felipe L. Gozon, GMA President and Chief Operating Officer Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., GMA Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Felipe S. Yalong, GMA Entertainment Content Group Senior Vice President Lilybeth G. Rasonable, GMA Senior Assistant Vice President for Business Development Department II Janine Piad-Nacar, Senior Program Manager Bang Arespacochaga, Program Managers Cecille de Guzman, Mildred Natividad and Enri Calaycay and Bitoy’s wife and manager Carolina Bunagan.
Bitoy hosts the longest-running comedy gag show Bubble Gang and stars in the award-winning family sitcom, Pepito Manaloto. He is also the host of the celebrity competition Lip Sync Battle Philippines.
The comedian, who has been a loyal Kapuso for more than two decades, revealed that he is happy to renew his contract with the network.
“Twenty-three years na ako sa GMA. Mahirap kasing magpasaya kung hindi ka masaya. So masaya ako dito sa GMA dahil nagagawa ko yung gusto ko, napagbibigyan yung mga hiling ko at yung kagustuhan kong magpasaya ay sinusuportahan nila. That’s what really makes me happy,” Bitoy said.
He shared that he owes his success to all his fans and loyal viewers who have been continuously supporting his shows. Bubble Gang is celebrating its 23rd anniversary this year while Pepito Manaloto is now on its 9th year and Lip Sync Battle Philippines returns on its 3rd season.