Jennylyn Mercado renews contract with GMA 7

Jennylyn Mercado has recently inked another three-year guaranteed contract with GMA 7.

The actress-TV host is also grateful for the Kapuso network’s support during the difficult times in her life, like when she got pregnant at age 21.

Saying her experiences taught her the value of loyalty, she said the GMA 7 management not only took care of her during her lowest moments, but also encouraged her to improve her craft by learning new techniques in acting and singing.

Currently Jennylyn is seen regularly in “Party Pilipinas,” “Hot TV” and the drama series “Indio.” She also revealed that the Kapuso network is also planning to hold a grand reunion this February to commemorate the 10th anniversary of “Starstruck.”

Meanwhile, GMA 7 chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon praised Jennylyn for becoming a well-developed and accomplished actress that she is now.

For his part, GMA 7 president and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr.  said he is heartened by Jennylyn’s growth as a talent, adding that the actress is one of the finest examples of how the network develops its talents.