Disney has expanded the duties of Disney Junior Worldwide senior programming veep Nancy Kanter by naming her general manager as well.
Microsoft is planning for a future in which gesture and voice recognition replace TV remotes, Xbox game consoles replace some set-top boxes and keyword searches supplant onscreen program guides.
Microsoft has upped Don Mattrick to president of interactive entertainment.
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Domestic Film DAILY
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%