Host and legal Reporter
Curt Chaplin brings more than 30 years of broadcast experience to his role of in-court reporter on "The People's Court." Chaplin outlines each day's cases and interviews litigants after decisions have been rendered in their cases.
Chaplin's travels in broadcast journalism have taken him from Yankee Stadium to Yugoslavia, from the crime beat to City Hall, with stops in Moscow, Berlin and Lake Placid where he covered the famous "Miracle on Ice" hockey game. As a newsman and sports reporter Chaplin worked with the giants of radio, including Howard Stern, Don Imus, John Madden and Howard Cosell. New York listeners remember Chaplin's six hilarious years as the unpredictable, tell-it-all sidekick/sportscaster on WNEW-FM's top-rated morning show.
On television, Chaplin hosted two major sports trivia game shows, NBC's "Grandstand" and ESPN's "Deisignated Hitter." Chaplin has appeared on Comedy Central, HBO and in several movies.
As the lead voice of Major League Baseball Productions, Chaplin has narrated seven Official World Series Films, numerous home video releases and documentaries for ESPN and MLB Network. A well-known voice in commercials, Chaplin has been heard on dozens of television and readio ads and promos.
Chaplin lives in Manhattan with his wife, Amy, and their two children, Cam and Jake.
Douglas McIntosh serves as Court Officer on "The People's Court." His duties include assisting Judge Milian in maintaining courtroom order, as well as serving as an intermediary between the Judge and the litigants. McIntosh's popularity with "The People's Court" audience has led to recurring roles as police officers on the acclaimed daytime dramas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children."
A prominent producer, investigative reporter and attorney, Harvey Levin is no stranger to "The People's Court," having served as the behind-the-scenes legal consultant and as Co-Executive Producer for 19 years. As the show’s host and legal reporter, Levin introduces the cases to viewers, and then literally takes "The People's Court" to the people by polling fans who watch cases via monitor. These spirited discussions and debates regarding the cases and Milian’s decisions are then incorporated into the show. Levin also examines and explains the legal issues introduced in each case.
In addition to his contributions on "The People's Court," Levin serves as host and Executive Producer of TMZ and TMZ.com. Levin has made TMZ the go-to place for everything entertainment. Levin has guided TMZ to become one of the fastest growing and most successful brands ever launched on the Internet, and within seven months of its debut, it became the number one entertainment news website. Prior to launching TMZ, Levin served as creator and Executive Producer of "Celebrity Justice," the nationally syndicated, half-hour news magazine.
Before reuniting with Ralph Edwards and Stu Billett, Executive Producers of the original "The People’s Court," Levin spent more than a decade as the investigative reporter for KCBS-TV in Los Angeles. He has also served as a legal reporter covering high-profile court cases for a number of top CBS stations across the country, including the affiliates in New York and Chicago. Levin has received nine Emmy Awards and numerous other local and national awards.
For seven years, Levin was a legal columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Additionally, he has hosted radio talk shows for KABC-AM and KMPC-AM in Los Angeles.
Levin, a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, began his career as a litigator at a prestigious Los Angeles law firm and has been a professor of law at three universities. He has also served as a consultant for the American Bar Association and testified before Congress on behalf of the organization.