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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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  • Tanya Alabama

    Stay Blessed Mr.Perry

  • Silva Chicago

    I love David's acting, integrity and posture he sets for REAL MEN. He also exemplifies what a faithful husband looks like. Please don't kill him off the show!<3 ya Peter!

  • Malcolm Tacoma, WA

    Verionica and Benny as an item... Come on Tyler why Benny why not Oscar or someone? Hanna is going to kill Verionica. And if Candace finds out it's a wrap

  • MJ FL

    HI! I, like the most of you, can't wait until June 30th, for my most belove show on OWN and that is The Haves And TheHave Nots!!! It feels like the THATHN hasn't been on in ages!! I hope the next five weeks will fly by so fast! BTW, I read that the THATHN will be on until the 22nd of September, which means we get to enjoy the show for 13 weeks!!! Who is going to rescue David? Do you think that Melissa is pregnant with Jeffrey's baby? Will Jeffrey and Landon will become an item? Will Veeronica go to jail for trying to burn up David? Will Maggie and David become an item? Will Hanna and Michael become an item? Will Benny get a love interest with Erica who he bought the car from and gave to his mother? Hm, is Wyatt going to jail after confessing to the DA about the hit and run and killing Michael's granddaughter and almost killing Benny? What is Jim going to do to Candace for extorting 7.4 million from him, along with kidnapping of him? Will Kathryn and Jim divorce? Who is Oscar? And what role will he play in Candace's life? Will Quincy finally catch up with Candace? And what will he do to her if he catches up to her? I hope Hanna gets her grand baby "Q" back! And what will Celine do to the Cryers since she got fired? Hmm, what new bag of tricks does Mr Perry have up his sleeve to keep the fans glued to season four of THATHN? Whatever it is, bring it cause I am more than ready for The Haves And The Have Nots!!!!!!

  • Mi-Mi Florence New Jersey

    I love the show can't wait for next season to start.... To each is own every body has there own opinion and taste on there series favorites... The haves and have nots just happens to be one of mine as for the comment where it was said its unrealistic because Candace was protrayed as a law student....I beg to differ its plenty of younger females that strip to get through college weather its law,med or associates degrees stripping turns into dates/private parties which is prostitution just down played....black mail extortion is real life done alot in college female....as for promoting homosexuality its the reality of the world yes Tyler Perry is a god fearing man but it's so many homosexuals in the world who are in the closet because there parents will not except who they are don't judge Tyler because he is genius when it comes to entertainment.... the ratings speaks Volumes so odviously more then half the TV world loves the show....keep up the great work Tyler I will always be watching.....

  • Hailey

    When is the haves and the haves not coming back on ? I absolutely love your show ! Makes so commercials please let it be soon please . Thank you

    • MJ FL #2111487

      HI! THATHN will return on Tuesday, June 30th at 9 o'clock, est.

    • MJ FL #2113835

      HI! #THAHN Will resume on Tuesday, June 30th, at 9-pm est. this is the 3rd season, please more of the show and less commercials!!! THANK YOU!!

  • tonya Houston,tx

    I love the have &have nots an can't wait till the new season come back on. Also loving you is wrong I love. TP you are a genius. Love your work.

  • Noreen Goode Detroit

    Love hahn

  • Carolyn C.J. Birmingham

    Really love the show,best ever,can,t wait for it to return. lol

  • Jackie Tampa, FL

    I love the show. It's not perfect (bad acting, some unbelievable story lines) but I still love it. But can you do me a favor and straighten Jeffrey out please. If he is going to be gay, at least give him the balls to stand up to his crazy mother......PLEASE!

  • Chrystal buffalo

    Oh yes I can't wait for the next season to start great work Mr Perry keep them coming

  • Chrystal McBride buffalo new york

    All the comments I'm hearing about Mr Perry promoting g** or is he g** I don't think so and if he is that's his business people are going to be who they are mind your business we need as focus on self the man has a h*** of a night time soap opera going all you haters stay out of the hater aide and get yourself some business leave Tyler Perry alone cause you can't stop what the good lord has for him

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