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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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  • Bronzebaby Pittsburgh

    .....and are the kryers the only family that needs a maid. Hannah's character is a little too destitute and desparate in 2016 for me.

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  • Mrs B

    Really David!!!!!! at least wait till your wife is dead, you know it is coming.

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  • Bronzebaby Pittsburgh

    Love the show Tyler. I do have to say though, it's slipping a little on what makes sense. Ie. Hannah not being told by the social worker about Qs medical condition and her not calling an ambulance instead counting her $8 over and over for a taxi. Just sayin. No way I would stop watching it though but please consider more consistent realism.

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    • Mamie Cowser Columbia, SC #2168928

      I agree. Some things are just a little too much outside the realms of reality. She has a son with a tour truck service and she so self righteous that she rather run down the street with a sick child. And what was the other hospital doing that they did not know that this child has lupus?

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  • lorraine

    Candace is working my last nerve and so is Jeffrey! He's acting like a stupid, love-struck p-nk, and her scheming is getting old and tired; I have no more sympathy for her! As for Hannah, maybe now she'll take her b*** to Benny's and get little Q in a clean, safe environment! She never bothered to ask the Dr. about the name of his medicine, asthma medication, or anything! GMAB!! Let Veronica go home and get shot, David! And PLEASE get rid of Quita!!!!

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  • Rose Fort Worth Tx

    Hello Mr. Tyler... I have watched your documentary and how you had kept at it to be where your at today and the other one thing that stuck out the most was when you had to learn to forgive your dad and when you turned it over God begin working in your favor well that's is my drivi

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  • Phethedi Johannesburg, South Africa

    Hi Tyler. Please assist, I am battling to comprehend the dynamics of your industry, I mean we are here in undeveloped countries looking up on our black brothers who are making it in the Americas, but some things just don't make sense. My worry is,the only time we hope to watch a black actor on the big screens in Cinema it is always the usual people, like yourself, Samuel L Jackson, Will Smith, and other few more guys who have also been on the screens for a long time. We don't get to see new black talent showing off the skill in some nice thriller or action movies. I mean it seems as if it is impossible for a black guy to act hero role. It is so sad to allow our kids to be raised knowing that only white actors can play nice action. Our only hope is Will Smith and them those that have already. Ace it big in the industry. It is sad how put of 8 cinema rooms, one could only find two rooms showing black actors movies. I personally don't want to believe that we are incapable of producing such actors, I just think there is just a lot of toxic tension amongst people who should be promoting our young stars... I don't want to believe that there is no some kind of black actor's forum in the Americas hoping to promote black actors, I just think we are just enjoying this glorification of white people in their movies. Here in Africa, we also want to see the Jason Stathan, the Jonny Depp and them of black people. I am pleading to you to work with other actors who made it there and promote our young black actors.... I am certain there is a lot of action and thrillers our boys and girls can take up. WE ARE JUST TIRED OF WATCHING WHITE Herroes ON OUR SCREENS....

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    • Celia los angeles #2168947

      Are you r******

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  • Dee Michigan

    After Benny came out of the hospital, he was aggressive, tough and even "hard". Totally different from season 1. I thought it would have been addressed- chalked up to the accident.did I miss something? This season he is back to the old Benny like nothing happened.

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  • Dee Michigan

    Y bring war back? Candace offered him a chance to go legit?he said no The show is moving too slow.

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    • SRI KARMILA #2168173

      Saya SRI KARMILA ingin berbagi cerita kepada anda semua bahwa saya yg dulunya cuma seorang TKI di HONGKONG jadi pembantu rumah tangga yg gajinya tidak mencukupi keluarga dikampun,jadi TKI itu sangat menderita dan disuatu hari saya duduk2 buka internet dan tidak disengaja saya melihat komentar orang tentan AKI SOLEH dan katanya bisa membantu orang untuk memberikan nomor yg betul betul tembus dan kebetulan juga saya sering pasan nomor di HONGKONG,akhirnya saya coba untuk menhubungi AKI SOLEH dan ALHAMDULILLAH beliau mau membantu saya untuk memberikan nomor,dan nomor yg diberikan AKI SOLEH meman betul2 terbukti tembus dan saya sangat bersyukur berkat bantuan AKI SOLEH kini saya bisa pulang ke INDONESIA untuk buka usaha sendiri,,munkin saya tidak bisa membalas budi baik AKI SOLEH sekali lagi makasih yaa AKI dan bagi teman2 yg menjadi TKW atau TKI seperti saya,bila butuh bantuan hubungi saja AKI SOLEH DI 082-313-336-747- insya ALLAH beliau akan membantu anda.Ini benar benar kisah nyata dari saya seorang TKI trimah kasih AKI wassalam.

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  • Susan Western Australia

    Its driving me crazy that i cant watch any of your recent epsodes and also If loving u is wrong current season Please tell me where do i buy these

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  • Louise Whipple Brown Lithiasprings, Ga. 30122

    I love and enjoy every minutes of the shows. All of them.

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  • Garon Jones Monroe NJ 08831

    I been watching season 1 to 5 of The have and the have not. My wife had falling behind she is still on season 3 . She doesn't want to watch the new season until she catch up. We have one problem we can't find season 3 or 4 anywhere for purchase. Can you tell me where I can purchase season 3 and 4 for her. This will be a great valentine present for her . Thank you Garon G. Jones

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  • IBU SALMAH

    Saya IBU SALMAH ingin berbagi cerita kepada anda semua bahwa saya yg dulunya cuma seorang TKI di ARAB SAUDI jadi pembantu rumah tangga yg gajinya tidak mencukupi keluarga dikampun,jadi TKI itu sangat menderita dan disuatu hari saya duduk2 buka internet dan tidak disengaja saya melihat komentar orang tentan AKI SOLEH dan katanya bisa membantu orang untuk memberikan nomor yg betul betul tembus dan kebetulan juga saya sering pasan nomor di ARAB SAUD,akhirnya saya coba untuk menhubungi AKI SOLEH dan ALHAMDULILLAH beliau mau membantu saya untuk memberikan nomor,dan nomor yg diberikan AKI SOLEH meman betul2 terbukti tembus dan saya sangat bersyukur berkat bantuan AKI SOLEH kini saya bisa pulang ke INDONESIA untuk buka usaha sendiri,,munkin saya tidak bisa membalas budi baik AKI SOLEH sekali lagi makasih yaa AKI dan bagi teman2 yg menjadi TKW atau TKI seperti saya,bila butuh bantuan hubungi saja AKI SOLEH DI 082-313-336-747- insya ALLAH beliau akan membantu anda.Ini benar benar kisah nyata dari saya seorang TKI trimah kasih AKI wassalam.

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