ACTRESS AND SINGER JEN LILLEY BECOMES LATEST STAR TO SIGN MULTI-PICTURE OVERALL DEAL WITH GAC MEDIA
NEW YORK, NY – January 10, 2022 – GAC Media today announced soap legend, singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist Jen Lilley is the latest star to sign a multi-picture agreement with the company whose flagship brands include GAC Family and GAC Living. As part of Lilley’s overall deal, she will star in four original movies over the next two years.
“Aside from being an immensely talented and hardworking actor, Jen is a generous and kindhearted person who is a perfect fit for GAC,” said Bill Abbott, President and CEO of GAC Media. “Many of us on the GAC team have known Jen for years, and we are excited to welcome her to the family as we work together to bring even more entertaining movies to our fans.”
Lilley is best known for her long running roles on NBC’s “Days of Our Lives” and ABC’s “General Hospital,” in addition to her role in the Academy Award-winning film, The Artist. Lilley has also become a mainstay of the popular romantic comedy genre, having starred in two dozen of the popular original movies. Lilley’s first original rom com for GAC Family, “Royally Wrapped for Christmas,” was an acclaimed part of the network’s first-ever Great American Christmas franchise. Lilley has also released two popular music albums, including the 60s inspired Hindsight in 2020 and the Christmas album Tinsel Time in 2015.
In addition to standout performances both as an actor and singer/songwriter, Jen Lilley is a philanthropist who has worked tirelessly to raise funds and awareness for foster care and adoption, and recently created Christmas Is Not Cancelled, an organization that brings celebrities, brands, and fans together to fundraise for nonprofits, including Toys for Tots, to provide presents and school supplies for underprivileged children.
ABOUT GAC Media
GAC Media, LLC is home to Great American Channels: “GAC Family” Stories Well Told and “GAC Living” Life Well Lived. As the flagship service, GAC Family celebrates American culture, lifestyle and heritage with original holiday-themed, family-friendly movies and series. GAC Living is the unscripted companion to GAC Family that celebrates Great American family-friendly traditions every day and every season. GAC Media, LLC was established in June 2021 and was organized by Dallas-based Hicks Equity Partners LLC and Bill Abbott. Its ownership primarily consists of US-based family offices.
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