The Kapuso comedy genius Michael V is right where he belongs.
The multi-awarded comedian renewed his contract with GMA-7 this Wednesday afternoon, April 4. GMA has been his home network for over 23 years and counting.
Present during the contract signing were GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon, President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., Executive Vice President and CFO Felipe S. Yalong, and Senior Vice President of the Entertainment Content Group Lilybeth G. Rasonable.
Also in attendance was the loving wife of Michael V, Mrs. Carol Bunagan.
During his interview with the GMA-7 media, Michael V shared why he decided to remain as a Kapuso.
He explained, “Mahirap kasi magpasaya kung hindi ka masaya. So, masaya ako dito sa GMA dahil nagagawa ko ‘yung gusto ko napapabigyan ‘yung hilig ko at tsaka ‘yung kagustuhan ko magpasaya talaga. Eh sinusuportahan nila, ‘yun ‘yung ugat talaga nung pagpapasaya natin,”
At this writing, Michael V has three shows with GMA: Bubble Gang, Pepito Manaloto, and Lip Sync Battle Philippines.
Despite his hectic schedule, the superstar comedian feels that doing these shows is his way to repay his loyal fans for their fervent support throughout the years.
“Hindi natin puwede i-let down ‘yung ating mga supporter kasi unang-una sila ‘yung naglagay sa atin dito. Sila nagpapa-number one sa mga shows na ginagawa ko at tsaka sumusuporta all the way. Ito lang ‘yung parang paraan ko nang pagbabalik sa kanila dun sa ibinigay nila sa akin.”
GMA Executive Gilberto R Duavit, Jr. was also elated that Michael V decided to remain as a loyal Kapuso and is already looking forward to working with him in the decades to come.
“Well si Bitoy [Michael V] kasi bukod tangi, I mean one word ‘idol.’ Sa husay, sa professionalism niya, loyalty niya. I mean he’s an example to all of us. Kaya nagpapasalamat tayo kay idol sa muli niyang pagpirma and we look forward to the next 30 years”