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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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  • janet Asafo Adjei Ghana

    please im in ghana and dream is to be an actress and i need help because no body is here to help please i have been following you and all your movies i beg you Mr Perry help me and i will owe you my life .i beg you in Jesus name please !!!!!

  • Cathy Starkville, MS

    Is there anyplace I can watch the new episodes of the new series On Demand on my iPad? I changed carriers and don't receive the OWN network?

  • J*** Oxnard CA

    When will The Have and Have Nots come out on DVD?

  • Selaocoe Moticoe South africa

    Hey , I Love it, I cant afford to miss it. Hai o e phete Mfana! Currently we are watching Season 2 in South Africa.

  • wynona smith wichita ks

    i like it but what you do is all good to me ,just keep on doing your thing.MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

  • MJ FL

    Greetings: This message is for those of you who either missed all of season one of The Haves And The Have Nots (May 28th thru Sept. 4th 2013) or, for those of you who saw some episodes and missed out on other episodes. Well, on thls coming Monday (Memorial Day) OWN will show 8 episodes of season one. And for those of you who didn't get to see some episodes in season 2 (Jan.8th thru Mar. 11th 2014) OWN will show those 10 episodes in the wee hours on Tues. morning and throughout the day on Tuesday leading up to the NEW episode, which starts at 9 o'clock est, so check your local listings in your area. NEXT TUESDAY CAN'T COME SOON ENOUGH FOR ME!!! PEACE...MJ

    • don't mean to pry.. #1955909

      But you can upload the bachelor and other episodes from tge computer..last season's too. I'm guessing..they did at work when I was working..why won't YOU DO THAT with the have and have not..don't you get money for the hits on the internet?

    • oops.. the... #1955910

      Sorry just a question?

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    • Angel Ny #1957571

      I saw that on the OWN line up and it makes no d*** sense. Why don't they just start with season one episode one and play straight through leading up to the new episodes? I am so sock of the games they play with the fans regarding this show. Ugh! Now it's gonna come on for two months and then disappear again for God only knows how long....whatever???

  • keisha kingsland,ga

    i am patiently waiting for this show to come back on

    • maryellen pittsburgh pa #1955892

      can't wait , counting down the days hours min.

  • Beany Scott Hoiuston, Texas

    Man, Im a dude and i have gotten so interested in this showw, that i cant wait till the next round of whats going on in the rich world.

  • Greta Laplace,La

    Omg Mr. Perry can't wait 4 May27th...Come chat with us on Facebook with the group of The true addicts of the haves and have nots!!

  • kiara mcmillian tampa fl

    How can I go about auditioning for a role or even for new or up coming projects. Thanks in advance!

  • Felicia "FeFea" White California

    Please listen to my heart... youtu.be/KUKi6cuBHkg Madeas Neighbors From H*** is very close to my story...foster youth...sibling group (2 girls 1 boy)....starved....abused and so on. I love your ministry.

  • sharon y.Harper Hot Springs,Arkansas

    You are a great Man of God.I hope some day I will get to meet you in person. You are just a tell it like is in real life.The Have and Have not is a great show.Can not went unitl May27th

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