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‘Blue Jasmine’ Producer Edward Walson Launches “Non-Partisan” News & Debate App ‘Erupt’ With Former ABC News Producer

‘Blue Jasmine’ Producer Edward Walson Launches “Non-Partisan” News & Debate App ‘Erupt’ With Former ABC News Producer

Exclusive: Producer and cable scion Edward Walson is launching news and debate app Erupt, aimed at the 18-34 year old demo.

The “nonpartisan” news and debate streaming site will run 24/7 and will be led by former ABC News/GMA producer Bryan Keinz.

Film and Broadway producer Walson is known for a string of Woody Allen movies including Blue Jasmine, Café Society, Magic In The Moonlight and Irrational Man, and stage shows such as Bullets Over Broadway and Pretty Woman: The Musical. A few years back he stepped in to help John Travolta pic Gotti reach the screen. The Sunriser Productions chief is also president and owner of New Jersey-based cable company Service Electric Broadband Cable TV, and the son of cable pioneer John Walson Sr.

The genesis of Erupt was sparked by Walson’s desire to give young people in the 18-34 demo a platform for debate and an alternative

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