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Disney movie 'Descendants' proves a big hit

The teenage progeny of some of Disney's favorite villains proved to be a winning idea for a film, as the Disney Channel's "Descendants" easily became the most-watched cable movie of the year. The Nielsen company said 6.6 million people watched the movie in its Friday night premiere. Television being what it is today, that's only a portion of who watched. Another 6.2 million people watched reruns of "Descendants" on either Saturday morning or Sunday night, Nielsen said. Disney said more than one million people saw the movie during the five days before it premiered on TV through the network's app. And the numbers don't include viewers who saved...