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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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  • nakisha cincinnati, ohio

    I can't access this show online and just wanted to how i can do so.

  • Barbara Pla So Tampa

    Will this season 4 be on a DVD later on. Presently I had to downsize my Cable and do not get OWN channel. Tyler Perry you are a very talented man! I love the Have and the Have Not's. But I will me missing all the episodes for August! Keep up the good work.

  • Annie Dolores Nicely Cleveland GA.

    The Child Welfare Lady. How few there are in our day who follow this example! On the part of too may parents there is a blind and selfish sentimentalism miscalled love, which is manifested in leaving children with their unformed judgment and undisciplined passions, to the control of their own will. This is the veriest cruelty to the youth and a great wrong to the word. Parental indulgence cause disorder to be implicitly obeyed. To follow in clination, instead of submitting to the divine requirements. My question to you will Quincy Maxwell be taking to jell from the hospital? From looking at the role that Hanna Young played as being the grandmother of Quincy Jr. I could feel her pain. When do we have to start working so hard to hear our own hearts?.

  • Annie Dolores Nicely Cleveland Georgia.

    When Quincy Maxwell walked into the hospital. He look's like the them dancers of the Michael Jackson movie the thriller. One of these who play the role as being one of those that danced him self from the grave. His body in its movement from swadding to casket- can tell us every thing we can possibly know about everything. Benny Young WHIPPED that ass.

    • Sp chicago #2132848

      I don,t like how tyler down played quincy at first you made im out to be a ruff dude now ,,look how he did jefferey and let him play as a weak punk to benny is downplaying is character,,no way in the realworld ,,quincy ould have gotten in the truck so easily and no way he would have taken an a** whoopin without laying a fingure on benny,,try to keep it a bit real tyler and all those thugs going for one person ,,no way in the hood especially a judge,,,and finally what person you know get hit in he head with a bottle and go have sex later,,,,hes just all over the place of unreal,,,what and now is wyatt going to escape being raped ,,what jail you know gets rescued from that,,,

  • jerri o

    love the show ....all of it, its awesome and real

  • Cee Cee United States

    The scene at the hospital where Hanna and Benny are in the waiting room and Quincy is seen exiting the emergency entrance walking slowly with papers in his hand. Looks like he was seen and released from the hospital. Now the hospital has a record of his injury and his first and last name associating Quincy as the biological father to Q.

  • Gail San diego ca

    Why does Q Jr. have to be a four year old smart a** with an attitude??

    • Cee Cee United States #2132228

      @ Gail Q is not a a smart @ ss 4 year old with an attitude. He is a sweet and charming young man who has been abuse by his father. Tyler Perry cast an excellent actor to portray Q as he is a better actor than some adults on HAHN.

    • lorraine #2133022

      HUH??? Little Q is just adorable! He can't help it that he's been horribly abused by his father and his sister!! He's just saying what he was taught to say by those 'in charge of his care'! Bless his heart, he just wants his grandma and mother!

  • Debra Los Angeles California

    Mr. Perry, you have a tremendous God Given Talent! You also have a great eye for talent in that you have introduced your audiences to so many talented actors through your work. I hope that you will consider putting past seasons of HAHN on DVD. Keep up the great work and many thanks for entertaining those of us who love and appreciate your work. Your fans love you! I am so very happy for you. God Bless :-)

  • cloyd Sorrento la

    Hey I watching the haves and the haves not tyler perry thank you

  • aisha United States

    I think the situation with Wyatt and Jim has gone to far. especially since he has gotten rape in jail. I believe that Candice is being set up by Jim with this new guy I don't trust that situation. With all that being said that I don't like the promotion of the LGBT in the show like if thats what not God created . The sexual content is too graffic and disrespectful to those you are married or wanting to be celibate. Overall I like the show but tone it down a bit. Mr. Perry I enjoy watching everything that you do and I think you are looking at these characters from all directions with people who may be going through that same or maybe similar situations.

    • sheila chicago #2132047

      Aisha ,,welcome to the real world if anything tyler is not bringing it hard enough,,he gives these hardcore roles and in the outcome they come out weak,,look at quincy,,throwing Jeffery around like a ragdoll and wont lay a figure on benny,,,let whiyett get raped that the reality of prison....look how candance has been a bad b**** and this guy got her weak,,,the only one that is real and stands on it is Veronica,,,so you are not on reality of life and he need a beginning of these people as ruff and a ending in the same way,,

    • Aisha Ifill United States #2132055

      Shiela, Do you have a life to be fighting about fictional characters? That's my opinion..... Peace lol

    • sheila chicago #2132073

      who me ..well I am going by what tyler perry is saying,,,that he saw how this went down in that world of rich and poor and he is trying to trll what he saw adding a few things,,,like in the hood scene ,,etc,,so if you are telling about real life,,rape in jail is real and no one is saving you,,and to anysmart ass,,keeping it real ,,like benny is reality ,,and this has nothing to do with me liking negativity,,i like that tyler like reality..

    • sheila chicago #2132075

      hey since you got a problem with films that shows that can actually happen in real life ,,go look at the brady bunch or green acres or partridge family,,no no try betwitched some fake stuff I,m sure you,ll those

    • christina #2132100

      No kidding . Its became trash.. tyler , I thought was an awesome writter and had his own unique style .. however hes no different than all the other hollwood trash out there.

    • lorraine #2133025

      People like Quincy like to prey on those who are weaker than they are, that they can control and boss around and make afraid of them; but when they come up on someone who's NOT scared of them, they fold like a piece of paper! Benny beat Q's -ss, and Q knew he had met his match; however...he could have @least gotten in a few licks for good measure, just to show he wasn't a COMPLETE P-NK!! This isn't over, he's gonna keep coming until either Benny or maybe War will have to kill him! That's the only way to keep a mad dog down!

    • Geraldine Fayetteville #2133766

      I just want to say all those player haters need not to look at the show it all T.V and he not write any thing bad look at some of what play on t v now every thing show now is real life so if he want to do is show that way no one is put out in money so every one need to fine some thing better to do than try to tell him how to run his shows so back off I no he wood tell you that because he do not back down from no one I think what he write is good I do not see any one talk about write any thing that good I been watch every thing that he has every made and brought every thing that he put out I am a big Fan of him so if it not good don't watch it move on to something elks to watch the only thing I want him to make is a part 2 of Diary of a Mad Black Woman so we all can see what happen to the cast on that one I hope it come soon I keep ask for it to come I no he have a lot on his plate these days but I hope he get to that soon

    • Betty Smith United State #2140021

      thanks for your post. well said,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,we have some hater out there, but it don't stop nothing. why are they watching if they don't like I Move on...... they are stepping stone for Mr. Perry to go to the next level.

  • GrammaB NYS

    Apparently I am the only one who has a problem with loud music playing making the dialogue hard to hear many times!

  • Thebrasta Warren MI

    The last thing Candace want is Child Protective to investigate her and find out she is an escort unemployed and does not have a stable environment to raise Q. If Candace were smart she would let Q live with Hanna for the time being and work on passing the bar and securing steady employment. This may be how Candace and Hanna will bond as mother and daughter for their love of Q. Oscar is slick as he does not care the least bit about Candace and her painful life. Wyatt is where he need to be in prison for his crime. Veronica is using Benny for sex. Melissa is Veronica#2 in the making. Professor Canon should file charges against Jim Cryer for assault. All of the children at Quincy sister place should be put in foster care. Q seems to be such a sweet child who does not deserve to be treated so bad. Both Quincy and his sister should be charge with child abuse.

The Haves and The Have Nots - Tuesdays at 9/8c on OWN