Nancy Kanter has been named General Manager of Disney Junior Worldwide, adding to her current title of SVP original programming. She will focus on the recently launched Disney Junior brand and upcoming 24-hour Disney Junior channel, which is set to replace SoapNet. In her GM role, Kanter will report to Disney Channels Worldwide president Carolina Lightcap, and in her original programming role, she will continue to report to Disney Channels’ entertainment president Gary Marsh. Kanter most recently served as SVP, Playhouse Disney Worldwide, the brand that Disney Jr. replaced.
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