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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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  • Theodore J Jones Jr New Orleans, LA 70114

    What will Brother T do next? I will know tonight.

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  • lorraine

    Can't WAIT to see Candace get her revenge on Jim! I hope they keep Quincy, and they can let Amanda go now; she's clearly reached the end of her thread! I think she'll commit suicide. I'm predicting Jeffrey will finally grow a pair and get w/Brandon and tell Veronica to shove it! And I'm sure Veronica will get some revenge on David and Maggie for sleeping together! Should be a good season...

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  • Frances United States

    All I can say is I'm feigning for this new season... My favorite word is JEFFREY ...oh my oh my oh my... love looking at this man!!!! Fan for Life!!!

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  • Kathleen United States

    I agree with L, from Las Vegas. I can no longer afford to keep the satellite service that allows me to watch OWN. Please Tyler and Oprah, make your shows available on Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon (which ARE affordable) so that those of us who can't afford satellite or cable can enjoy your work. Thanks for allowing us to vent on this site.

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  • Hailey usa

    Did you steal Matt Bellamy's song Feeling Good .-.

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    • chalini us #2050165

      well I believe you are a great writer TYLER PERRY NOT ANYBODY ELSE IF YOU THINK I AM TALKING TO YOU THEN YOU'RE FREAKIN' WRONG any ways tyler you are a great writer and nobody believes in you like I do because I know you from the bottom of my heart remember that kid that use to stare at you all the time in school because you had no friends that was me because I thought you were awesome the way you stood up yo bullies like that

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  • L Las Vegas NV

    Does anyone from the Oprah Network ever respond? Would like to know, like tons of other people, whether they plan on putting The Haves and Have Nots on DVD, On Demand, Netflix, or wherever so it can be purhased? I'm sure the network is making tons of money and wants to keep the mystique going. But enough is enough! Can we get a response from the Network powers that be regarding purchase of this show and others, like For Better or Worse?

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  • Massiel

    I just started watching the show.....Where can I watch the first season?

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    • DB Jamaica #2050466

      Google watch series

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  • Mary Njogu Kenya

    I love The Haves and The Have Nots. I cannot wait to see the next Episode on 6th Jan. Excellent creation Tyler. God bless you.

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  • Cathy United States

    OMG love the show and I can't wait for it to come back on, I have to see who got shot!....lol

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  • Alimamy David Conteh Bear, DE

    Hello, Mr.Perry; I just want to say Thank You so much for creating such an amazing prime time soap opera drama series. Tyler Perry's The Haves and The Have Nots will soon become the #1 hit prime time drama series in 2015. I pray that it will because the characters are very intriguing and the secrets and drama just keeps getting better and better. I really want this show to get a lot of awards. The 2 characters that people are dying to see are Jim and Candace, now that Jim made his plans to scare Candace, it's now Candace's turn to make Jim suffer. I want to say again Thank You and good luck to you. I wish you once again the best of luck. God Bless you and your family, and especially to your newborn son. God Bless You, Mr.Perry

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  • Kalie Sierra Leone West Africa

    i Love the movie so much. keep it up. God bless you all.

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  • Denise Mount Vernon, NY

    Hello Tyler I just love the haves and the have nots. I've been watching this show all from Season 1 and Season 2. I saw the upcoming previews for January, can't wait to see it. Tyler, you have done it again. Keep up the good work. This is very exciting.

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