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From prolific, writer, director, producer Tyler Perry, The Haves and the Have Nots is a new television drama that follows the complicated dynamic between the rich and powerful Cryer family and the hired help who work in their opulent mansion set in Savannah, Georgia.

From the outside, the Cryers are the enviable face of success and wealth, but behind the veil the family’s dysfunction threatens to destroy their world of privilege. Cryer family patriarch Jim Cryer (John Schneider) is a powerful judge whose double-life, including tawdry affairs with high-priced escorts, puts his family and political ambitions at risk. His wife, Katheryn Cryer (Renée Lawless), is the ultimate matriarch portraying a loving and dutiful wife, but she is willing to do anything to protect her family’s status. Their son Wyatt (Aaron O’Connell) is a troubled angry jock who cares little for his own image and finds himself in and out of rehab. His sister Amanda (Jacyln Betham), a struggling law student, tries harder to live up to her parents’ expectations, but unknowingly has befriended a scurrilous young woman, Candace Young, with the power to ruin the entire family.

Hanna Young (Crystal Fox) is the Cryer’s maid and the matriarch of her family. Despite having no money, she has found other types of wealth through religion and virtue. She prides herself on her dutiful son Benny (Tyler Lepley), the glue who helps keep the family together. Hanna does have one dark secret, however, her estranged daughter Candace (Tika Sumpter)—a manipulative opportunist who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

Other characters in the series include the Cryer’s chef Celine (Eva Tamargo), their wealthy friends Veronica (Angela Robinson) and David Harrington (Peter Parros), and son Wyatt’s rehabilitation counselor, Jeffery Harrington (Gavin Houston).

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  • Tina Meredith Mississippi

    Please have Candace whoop the mess out of Veronica like Pam Grier whoop them girls in Coffy and Lisa Ray whoop the mess out of that girl in movie the Player's club. Please give Candace a gun so she can scare Veronica from running away or in case Veronica grabs a knife, a broken bottle, or throw something breakable or heavy at her. If she attempts to stab Candace let Candace shoot her in the arm like Pam Grier shot that woman in the arm in the movie Foxy Brown. Have Candace beat Veronica down for sending Quincy after her, for Quincy coming to Veronica's house and getting in bed with Veronica, and letting Quincy kiss all over her face, for Veronica not accepting her son and setting her son to get beat up by Quincy, for screwing Benny in the car, and for attempting to murder her husband by pouring gasoline all over the bedroom setting it on fire. Have Candace beat her down until Veronica gets arrested and from the beginning to the end of the beat down have Candace smile and laugh as she beats and chase Veronica down even Candace have to chase her down bounty hunting style. I'm kidding about bounty hunting style. Have Candace whoop the mess iut of her real good but make Veronica's still alive.

  • vivian lloyd clayton, NJ

    Can you please tell me when the next season will begin. It's like a drug that I'm addicted to. Can I just come on the set and watch the new season? I promise I won't get in the way and I will be quiet. I just can't sit here and wait to find out what happens next. I won't have any hair left. Please hurry! Don't keep me waiting!

    • MJ FL #2096657

      Hi There, my sentiments exactly. I miss THATHN sooo much. I have been looking everywhere to find out when the show is due to return. If Loving You Is Wrong is an okay show, but it's not the same. I might be wrong, but I have a feeling that THATN will be returning in lateMay or early June.

  • Stephnee Snyders Johannesburg

    I am patiently awaiting the new season, please dont keep us for so long in suspense. waiting is killing me. Tylor you should get a glimps of South african life, why not try and take a different turn. you good at what you do, you surely rocks

  • Michael Indiana

    When will the different Seasons be available on DVD & Blu Ray to purchase?

  • eleanor Portland

    When is the show going to continue? Last I saw was the pouring gasoline all over the bedroom. So now what?

  • Maria alaniz austin, tx.

    Whoever thinks that life doesn't happen this way their wrong because money talks and if you have enough of it anythings possible. The rich get away with with things and the poor normally gets screwed!

  • Quentin

    Tyler, can we please get a return date. I've looked on the OWN website and this here website. I know it just went off the air but I need to start a countdown!

  • Luviee Washington DC

    This show is definitely Love!! Really want to know when the new season returns?

    • dan nigeria #2093715

      Pls wen do see new seasons

  • Rotasha Orlando

    Tyler I'm wondering when the DVDs are coming out.. I've missed a lot of shows because of work. Season 1... 2...3... Can we get something, TP?.. lol

  • Larhonda Arkansas

    OMG! Why do you make us wait so long? When will the show be back on?

  • sheila chicago

    when I see veronica role as a drunk ,,that whole appearance,,the hair ,,the facial look ,,tyler brought it home,,,so realistic,,,wow she plays that role so good,,i was about to pea on myself with so much laughter when she told david to ,,say it again,,as though she was going to whoop his ass,,,i,m sorry no matter how much david stands up to her,,she seems so strong over him,,,this show is to good,,but I do think tyler try to shift this show to go further,,like Candance hitting it big time in the business field it seems like you are headed that waymmi would recommend bringing in Cookie from Empire,,same character COOKIE,,your rating would blow up..

  • Lisa Plaisted Dover

    I think poor Jim Needs hug and shoulder to cry on he's had enough and if wants forgiveness just ask the lord and give it to him

    • sheila chicago #2091440

      JIM TIRED NAW,,tired of getting caught ,yes

    • betty #2093133

      Is Tyler Perry gay, thats why he has so many men portraying to be gay.What the heck? Thid is not the way real life is.Candance would be dead by now.No woman lets another woman use her like she does, and now, even though Jeffrey is not gay, what about that new guy on the scene, who likes Jeffrey? Even though Tyler has a child, he is still in the closet, and he and Oprah are Not real Christians, and users.Why not have positive feedback instead of all this sin going on?

    • me #2093283

      he dont have to be g** to write about g** people have u looked around lately everybody is g** the can get married now. all tyler is doing is showing u whats really going on open ur eyes

    • quantaina Augusta, GA #2094723

      You need to worry about what you are instead of trying to figure someone else out. have you ever heard the saying , sweep around your own front door. who gave you the right to speak about someone christianity and what they relationship with God is. Stop trying to figure his realtionship with God out and start perfecting your own because you are the one who has to answer to him for yourself. Carry on!! I Love you Tyler

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