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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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  • Simone Toronto, ON

    When will the next season of "the haves and the have nots" start? I am eagerly awaiting as I am truly desperate for it to start!! The finale left me on the edge of my seat yearning for more!!

    • Colby #2099083

      The have and the have-nots comes back on June 30

  • Sondra R Houston, TX

    I LOVE, LOVE this show. I have read some previous comments. TP does not promote homosexuality, hookers, he writes about them. I guess people think he promotes a gun toting grandma that does things Madea (HELL YEA) does. Lets face it, he is a genius. There has not been ANYTHING that he has written, played in, directed that I dislike. Look where he came from! He'll he was sleeping in in car. You say he only promotes black actors. I say SOMEONE needs to. You say he is an advocate for gays? I say it is STILL needed. I am a white, married woman with children, who when I feel they are old enough, plan to share all of Mr. Perry's films with

  • Detra Memphis, TN

    I am looking forward to the new season of the Have and Have Nots. When does the new season start?



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    • Lisa Plaisted Hartly,De #2095909

      Hello I like the show some but I like to meet John someday cause I'm a big fan of his

  • Pamela Boyden southern, Maine

    This program is only 1, of which I watch. I don't care for all the reviewing, every time it is on. The hour goes quickly enough, without the very long review

  • Anthony Angrywolf

    Cancel this!

  • Sharmel Gray Winston salem

    Tyler when do you plan to put your tv shows on DVDs so we can have them on DVD to watch and I don't understand why we have to wait til jan to see the have and the have nots. I keep looking for the have and the have nots and for better or worse to come out on dvd

  • Willa VA

    Is there anywhere that the full episodes of all the seasons is available for purchase or streaming? Please help.

  • Tina Meredith Mississippi

    Please have Candace whoop the mess out of Veronica like Pam Grier whoop them girls in Coffy and Lisa Ray whoop the mess out of that girl in movie the Player's club. Please give Candace a gun so she can scare Veronica from running away or in case Veronica grabs a knife, a broken bottle, or throw something breakable or heavy at her. If she attempts to stab Candace let Candace shoot her in the arm like Pam Grier shot that woman in the arm in the movie Foxy Brown. Have Candace beat Veronica down for sending Quincy after her, for Quincy coming to Veronica's house and getting in bed with Veronica, and letting Quincy kiss all over her face, for Veronica not accepting her son and setting her son to get beat up by Quincy, for screwing Benny in the car, and for attempting to murder her husband by pouring gasoline all over the bedroom setting it on fire. Have Candace beat her down until Veronica gets arrested and from the beginning to the end of the beat down have Candace smile and laugh as she beats and chase Veronica down even Candace have to chase her down bounty hunting style. I'm kidding about bounty hunting style. Have Candace whoop the mess iut of her real good but make Veronica's still alive.

  • vivian lloyd clayton, NJ

    Can you please tell me when the next season will begin. It's like a drug that I'm addicted to. Can I just come on the set and watch the new season? I promise I won't get in the way and I will be quiet. I just can't sit here and wait to find out what happens next. I won't have any hair left. Please hurry! Don't keep me waiting!

    • MJ FL #2096657

      Hi There, my sentiments exactly. I miss THATHN sooo much. I have been looking everywhere to find out when the show is due to return. If Loving You Is Wrong is an okay show, but it's not the same. I might be wrong, but I have a feeling that THATN will be returning in lateMay or early June.

  • Stephnee Snyders Johannesburg

    I am patiently awaiting the new season, please dont keep us for so long in suspense. waiting is killing me. Tylor you should get a glimps of South african life, why not try and take a different turn. you good at what you do, you surely rocks

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