Undergaro introduced Svitek to Adam Carolla and the world of podcasting. Svitek was hooked. Next, Undergaro outlined the plan to build studios and to create a bonafide worldwide, digital platform solely dedicated to producing TV after-shows. No such outlet existed at the time. As Undergaro often told Svitek in his usual odd cryptic manner, “There is no Coke to our Pepsi, no Cadillac to our Lexus. We have to start from scratch.” And start from scratch they did.
The success of Afterbuzz spawned the creation of a sister network, Black Hollywood Live, the world’s first urban online broadcast network. Heralded by Oprah as “the next big thing in Hollywood”, Black Hollywood Live programming features shows in entertainment news, legal affairs, lifestyle, fashion, celebrity interviews, politics and sports. Svitek works closely with BHL President of Programming Derrial Christon overseeing operations.
When AfterBuzz TV fans demanded movie discussion, the Popcorn Talk Network was formed. Book Circle Online was created next, featuring author interviews and book discussion. Svitek manages all four networks, and thus was named Chief Operating Officer for each of them. A prodigy who continues to marvel influencers and celebrities alike, Svitek believes he has far more to learn and achieve. In what little time he has, he enjoys movies, TV, reading, playing soccer and caring for his two rescue dogs, Sparky and Chloe.