Harvey Robert Levin is an American television producer, lawyer, legal analyst, and celebrity reporter. Levin received his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago. In 1996, Levin moved to New York to work as a legal analyst for the 1997 revival of "The People's Court" and deactivated his California bar license. He became host of the series in 1998 while continuing to serve as its legal analyst. Levin served as creator and executive producer for "Celebrity Justice" from 2002-2005. Today, Levin is the creator and managing editor at TMZ.com, a celebrity news and gossip site launched by Time Warner-AOL in December 2005. He is also the executive producer and host of "TMZ on TV." He is a frequent guest of the "Kevin and Bean" show, and CNN's "Larry King Live" and continues to interview the public for their opinions on cases in "The People's Court."
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