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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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  • Dorothy United States

    I am going to have major withdrawal symptoms until January.....Tyler this is not right, what will my Tuedays be like? help!

    • camille williamson United States #1984011

      i agree with you he is wrong,

  • Elder wv

    Oh come on. Really? You left the season that way............ Awwwww man. Going to be a long time until January.

  • Cynthia D Miami

    Ok. David need to grow bigger balls. His wife is too much in control, too much power, wearing the pants in this marriage . Now I must say crazy Amanda is playing her part.


    when does the next season starts.

  • veronica open

    ok Mr Tyler Perry I sure hope you have that rehab ready to be open for all of us ,my bags are packed and ready to go to rehab, this show is gooooood

  • Richetta Culloden

    I need to catch up. I don't have own anymore. Mr. Tyler Perry please tell me how. I would even read the scripts.

  • J Charlotte

    Where can you buy all of the episodes of the haves and the have nots on DVD or can you not buy them? If you can't buy them then Tyler Perry should get them put on DVD so we can buy them. Who agrees?

    • Lantramama Illinois #1984159

      I agree,PLEASE,Mr.Perry put this show on DVD .I love it!

  • Jennifer Jones New Albany , MS. 38652

    I'm missing everything since I don't have OWN. Is any of this on DVD? Love me some Tyler Perry and get movies and plays as soon as available. Keep up the good works Tyler. We still think there's a preacher in you! Think about it!?! Love & Respect, Ms. Jennifer The Community Angel

  • A. Gabriel Terrance Laredo, Tx.

    Tyler, where is the missing baby Candace claimed was murdered? I did not buy those crocodile tears? Does Jeffrey ever become "straight" and are his parents ever reconciled?

  • Shantia Hampton, Va

    The ADA in season 2, is she the chick that played in "Coming to America?"

  • Richard Ashby Forestville Md

    Dear Mr. Perry, my wife and I would like to know whatever happened to the professor in the last episode that Amanda stabbed in the back? Is he still running in the park with the knife in his back? Lol

  • Jordan

    It needs to be on Netflix watch now but cnt wait to see the finale

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