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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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  • DEMI cincinnati

    The have and the have nots is too darn hot! Ready for season 3 already

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  • Kelly Va

    Amazing show!!!! Already looking for when it comes back!!!!!

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  • Ronald New York

    Mr. Tyler, What a great series -Your mind is so complicated with great and mind-blowing situations. I hope you continue back in the Fall because it was difficult waiting so long last time. This is one of best shows on television. Keep on keeping on!

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  • kellene1963 New York

    If you kill off Peter Parros, I along with a whole slew of people will stop watching. He is not only gorgeous, his character, though not perfect, is a highly intelligent, well-grounded African-American man, of which we need more. Hats off to Angela Robinson, Crystal Fox, Tika Sumpter, Gavin Houston, and Tyler Lepley-these actors are doing their thing!!

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    • NeeNee FL #2083271

      Agree-We know he won't get killed off -he is our grounding savior with morals of a saint. So handsome and makes us feel good. He is your son, your brother , your father your lover. Leave him with his great qualities. Who is there like that in world anymore?

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  • Mémé Houston, TX

    The season finale got me glued to the TV!!! I love that Jeffery & David are finally standing up to Veronica. The cast is great! Please please don't take forever to come back to next season. You almost lost me as a fan of this show because the time between seasons are just too long! Thank you!

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  • Penny tennessee

    When is the have and have nots coming out on dvd? I would love to own the series. Its a great show:)

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  • Ginny Denson Huntsville

    Mr. Perry the HAHN is a great show. Please don't ruin Veronica's character. She is the best actress on the show. Please keep her and David together, as well as Katheryn and Jim. Cancan e came into money the wrong way. She need to lose it all and earn it the right way by working hard to accomplish the things she want in life. Her way is not sending a positive message to women. Please, please, please bring back the Veronica so. Any of us love.

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    • itsashame #2083197

      Honey if you like Veronica that much...you are sick. Do you go around treating people like that? I have been tired of her!

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  • Dayna St. Pauls, N.C.

    This show is the bomb...It keeps getting better and better...The ones u wanted killed off get killed...the ones u want to come around and be humble do...the ones u want to stand up for their selves do...the ones that are so refined become unraveled...Cant wait for the next season...please don't take forever...this is the best show out there...luv it...i don't know if Tyler Perry is writing every show, or if he has a bunch of writers, but u all deserve a nice long vacation in the tropics, come back fully refreshed and ready to write us some more great shows...I cant wait til it comes back on, absolutely luv this show...Thank u Tyler Perry!!!

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  • Katanna Houston

    HAHN should run like Young and the Restless or Days of Our Lives...EVERYDAY!!

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  • Teresa Waco, Texas

    Mr.Perry I think that the cookies are crumbling, it just goes to show that money really isn't power, cause look at these people who think they have power & wealthy, the Cryiers, the Harringtons. Wonder how Benny is going to react when he finds out Veronica is the reason behind Quincy being out of prison. Candace trifling tail. Celine ruthless butt, they don't have the power & strength Hannah has, Hannah she has the power that everyone needs to seek, the knowledge that God Can, God Will & God Has. .. Hannah mustard seed faith. Looking forward to next season. .

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  • Reshia Las vegas, Nevada

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  • Tiffany Greenville, MS

    I LOVE IT!!!! HURRAY FOR JEFFREY!!!!! And Veronica's crazy side coming out is a long time coming! Her reign of terror is over. I was sooo sick of her! But Tyler, tighten up with your writing. You're not doing a good job of tying some things together and making the character's dialogues realistic. Like: why didn't Hannah tell Candace Quincy had the baby with him? How could a thug come to your door in broad daylight, dangle a child upside down in the window without ANYONE seeing it? And Benny's car crash takedown: haven't we seen that already in Daddy's Little Girls??? Oh, and from last week-what kind of "POCKET BOOK" power Candace got to make a dude bring her $200,000 in a paper bag just to sleep with her???!!! No c****** is worth that much. Come on Tyler! I love you! Tighten up!

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    • NeeNee Fernandina Beach FL #2083278

      About the $200,000, we know that John Cryer has that guy to set HER (Candace) up. Should play out good. But how would he have arranged that in one day since his daughter died? That the Tyler Perry thing -days don't make sense. And I do not believe she(Amanda) is dead. Otherwise why so much stuff about not seeing her, about DA not charging a homicide. Candace not so upset except for one time. It will turn out that Jim Cryer has set up her death and has her in an institution. Or the mother did that, or even Candace did that and got the money from Jim Cryer to put her there and is funding it!!!

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    • Skyline 777 home #2083347

      Agreed

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    • Sandi Atlanta, GA #2083383

      David is setting Candace up, not Jim.

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