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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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  • Sharon Allison Vallejo, CA

    Very very good acting kept some of us with something good to look forward too!

  • shelly johnson city, Tennessee

    I love this show. And just about everything that you have done. We all love the Hattie mae. Keep us updated when these new episodes are coming on please. You are very talented.

  • Jacinta Burch-Pinkney Kannapolis, NC

    Tyler, I am sitting on edge awaing January 2016, God please forgive me for rushing time, but there is somehting missing in my life. 'THE HAVE AND HAVE NOTS"! Mr. Perry, I am your #1 fan!!!

    • M FL #2155730

      Hi! I couldn't agree with you more! Ever since THATN finale on Sept., 22 I've been so totally lost!! But, we have only 42 days to go AND I CAN'T WAIT!!! Next season, there is going to be a lot of friction between Candace and Hanna over the custody of that precious little boy Q. Hanna, you need to work on your relationship with your daughter. Yes, Candace has her flaws and faults! But guess what, Hanna, you have faults and flaws. For you to be a Christian, you are so judgmental of Candace. I bet you. have a lot of skeletons in your closet! Love your daughter because of and like her in spite of. Peace...MJ

  • Dollie Davis Macon

    Love your work! Keep going!

  • Ricardos Ates Cochran, Ga 311014

    Wassup Mr. Tyler Perry & cast of "The Haves and The Have Nots", you guys are doing an outstanding job with this television show. Im just curious as to do you guys ever think this will ever be a regular hour long Monday thru Friday soap opera. it would take the place of shows such as the bold and the beautiful and the young and the restless.

  • jerri

    January next season is january

  • Tamisha Parker Memphis

    When is season 5 coming out because I lov e it and If Loving You Is Wrong.

    • Tamisha Parker Memphis #2153940

      I love your show. it is the best thing that ever happened to me. I want Season 5 to come out. and I want a season 8. on both the haves and the haves not and if loving you is wrong

  • Lia Loyz Kampala

    So when is season 5 coming out??

  • Vera Fort Worth, Texas

    Love the show, will it ever come to regular television. Everyone doesn't have cable or Internet.

  • roy hough Gary

    when will the next season begin?

    • Patt denver #2154360

      January 2016

  • Arlene Colorado

    I like the haves and have nots and can hardly wait till it stats again. People who give negative comments should stop and realise that its called TV entertainment. If they don't like it they do not have to watch it. My hubby and I never miss it and if we are not home we make sure to record it.

  • Stephen Ralph Gulu, Uganda

    Woooow Tyler, i really really love your work! anything i find at my favourite video library and it's got Tyler Perry on...! i just shop that cause i definately have it i wont get bored. thanks man...! God bless

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