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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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  • Bonnie Carrillo New Britain, CT

    I can't wait for next season this is a great show. I never miss it and if I do I always watch it on Demand or just record it to watch it when I don't have to work. Keep this show going on it's a fantastic show. Anyway Tyler Perry always has great movies and shows.

  • Vanessa Brady Northern California

    LOVE, LOVE LOVE this show! It has really gotten intriguing and so many characters playing on each other. It is a great drama. Can't wait for the new season to start again in Jan.

  • Shon Storey ATLANTA

    Thank you, Tyler P - awesome job this season with the story line, it just gets better and better. Looking forward to next Season 2016

  • VALERIE HOYT Paramount,CA

    Why isn't Any of Tyler Perrys shows on demand besides For Better or Worse?

  • Yolanda Indiana

    Ummm I really enjoy The Haves and the Have Nots but it is only available on DirectTV for me for 80.00 a month. I am wanting to purchase the DVD set but it is not available. Why isn't it on HULU or Netflix? Come on Tyler Perry give me something!

    • Kayla #2151778

      Its on OWN.

  • jamila Uganda

    I just love the show..... its amazing however, i need to know the latest season. i watched up to season 4 episode 4 i guess. be blessed

    • Emily Carter Richland, Ms. #2147692

      I have been watching the haves and the have nots going on two years I too would love to buy the entire collection If they would sell it by each season at walmart I'd do all I could to buy each season collection But now give us a good price.... I love love love love this show but Im not rich but i do enjoy good drama i love hannah i love jim and kathryn shoot i love them all Keep up the good work perry tyler Love love love your work


    I Enjoy this show a lot but would like to know why I am unable to find the past episodes from season 1 and season 2 online. Why is this show not available on Amazon, Netflix or Hulu or OWN. The past episodes are not available for purchase anywhere. I think this is insane.

  • rebecca

    Does anyone know if finale night was night?

  • Sherry Avon Park,Florida

    When do the next episode come on.

    • Christine New Jersey #2145272

      When do The Have n Have Nots new season start??

  • Debbie Ft worth. Texas

    When does the next season begin?

    • Linda Panama city fl #2145702

      I read that the new season starts January 2016

  • Patricia Hobbs Cypress, TX

    I love the show and I love Tyler Perry but often I find many of his story lines do not make sense. They are simply unrealistic! Why would Candace need Oscar to put $500,000 in an account that has 4,000,000? Why would Oscar be in a jet that must be turned around to go meet with Candace when everything he was doing was for show? Why would he go to her house requesting his money when he had gotten what he wanted?

    • Ms Holloway United States #2145738

      Well I see you have followed the entire past seasons. truly because that 7 million was stolen would you go tell an organization that you had this money when you had no honest job. That's why

    • Madeline Monroe Twp. NJ #2146125

      The money was never stolen. Candace got Judge Cryer to wire the money into her account. You could say she gave him an offer he could not refuse. It was not legal. I do not quite understand why Oscar came back unless Tyler Perry wanted to show us two men in Candace life. One a thug who wanted to take her life from her. She left that life behind. The other man Oscar gave her romance. Something she never had in her life, but it was not real she was just a job for him. The only way he knew how to get to Candace was she was honest with him. Something he was not with her. You see both these men did not give a care about her life. That is the only reason for Oscar to come back. The other reason being to let the viewer know who hire him.

  • Kay Michigan

    Hello....I have called Tyler Perry studios in Atlanta and have used Shazam and Spotify to find out the name of the song that was played during hot tub scene of the haves and the have nots with Oscar and Candace. When I called Tyler Perry Studios, the lady was VERY RUDE and told me that that info was not made public...WHY NOT??? ...I'm not sure why they won't release the name of the song. Obviously they see on all the message boards that people want the song...Why not let the artist get his or her due credit????Seems kind of silly to me....ijs

    • Thebrasta USA #2145053

      I also E Mail Tyler Perry to get the name and the artist of the song that played during the hot tub scene I was told that it was written for the scene.

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