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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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  • Anita Davis mount pleasant, sc

    I can't way

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  • LaVada Anderson Little Rock, Arkansas

    I am not too fond of the new tv shows, but I must admit The Have and The Have Nots have captured my total attention. I can't wait until May..... please continue with the show for many many many more years.

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    • MJ FL #1944337

      Amen. Amen, AMEN!!! Peace...MJ

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  • georgette flood new jersey

    I love this show,I am addicted to this show, the charcaters are really great,can't wait for the show to return

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  • Yoshan Moodley South Africa

    I am an avid Tyler Perry Fan all the way from South Africa, your writing has a global understanding that people can learn from in a practical way! Love it x**

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  • sanjay wallace grandcayman

    I love this movie so much it cost me my job tyler perry how do come up with such a knowledge of movie that excites ppl oh my god i wish i could me meet you i try to apply for my visa just to come to the state to try an find you i want to bow down before you oh my god i worship you your way of making movie you say of always talking about christian life u are my god please let me meet you i am a born jamaican who came to d caymans island to work but buy watching your movie couldnt leave d tv i got fired from my job not sure wat am o going to do yet mayb go back home but i dont feel bad still cause i adore u i worship you

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  • Shy Syracuse

    I miss you tonight... I seen your H*** Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned play tonight in Syracuse and I must say it was everything that I had hope for and more besides you not being there. The cast was awesome I really enjoyed myself, it was very hilarious, entertaining and as always had a strong message. I am so happy you was able to come to Syracuse. I recently moved here from NYC and was afraid I wouldn't catch your plays anymore. I look forward to seeing more of your plays here in Syracuse in the future.

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  • Acacia . C Rochester , Ny

    Tyler Perry your play last night was amazing and I really enjoyed " OJ "shouting he made me laugh and almost omgness the message was so on point . The Cast was awesomeeee can't wait to see another one of your plays again this was the first and it really blessed me . Hopefully will see you the next time we come to Rochester for your play and I loved the single mother club that was great to go and see . Stay blessed Tyler Perry

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  • Geraldine Gonzales Trinidad & Tobago

    May god continue 2 bless ur hands in writing these scripts I love all ur Movies all d way hope 2 see more of ur work love u

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  • Amber Florida

    I love this show, This show is the best show I feel that Tyler Perry has made. I love how it keeps you on the edge of your seat !

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  • MB Greensboro, NC

    I love this show. I would love to see something happen to have the Cryers and Haringtons plans at "Handling things" trip them up since they don't seem to want to confide in each other. I would also like to see Hanna worry about Candice and have Candice's friend from prison be more of her ally than enemy as Mrs. Harrington would like. Wouldn't it be something if he found the car (Wyatt's) and started using it against her. A little disappointed that I have to wait until May for this to resume.

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  • Joanne Harper Granville NC

    I would love some help from someone I had a Sergeant that striked me and now im 31 and disabled i have evidence and would like for some to help me put it out there the cop admitted to doctors and i submitted go news people and they dont care about my disabled veteran husband lr my one year old daughter ghat needs help ghat tne officers scared my family I love your show Tyler Perry

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  • Candice Jacobs Baton Rouge, LA

    Is there anywhere I can purchase seasons 1 & 2? If not, is there a website I can watch the seasons with all episodes?

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