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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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  • Tony Malibu California

    I hope Candance comes back

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  • Nina

    I am loving this show! I don't even like Soap Operas, but I am so hooked!!! I was not expecting Candace to actually be shot! Jim is a straight up Gangster!

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  • christopher carter washington dc

    ALL I GOT TO SAY IS IF THEY KILLED CANDACE THE SHOW WILL BE LESS INTERESTING TO ME BECAUSE THE REASON WHY I WATCH THE SHOW IS BECAUSE OF HER AND HOW SHE BLACKMAILS JIM

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  • lorraine

    Hannah and Lizzie's grandfather look good together! Yes, Jim is really smug these days, thinking he's got it all under control...well, Candace, Benny, and Hannah will have a lot to say about that! I'm thinking he hired that junkie to go after Lizzie's mother, since she's a junkie, too! Veronica may have 'sprung' Quincy out of prison to 'handle' Candace, but the tables are going to be turned when he finds out the real deal behind all of this! He and Candace will end up back together and maybe we'll find out what happened to the baby (I think it's dead)! Maggie, the campaign manager is about to get 'handled' by Veronica next week, and David, too!! As for Jeffrey, he will go RUNNING to Landon after being w/that girl! He'll finally 'own' who he is and tell Veronica to back off or lose her son for good!

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    • N Harris Stone Mountain Ga #1972147

      I think that are right! You took the words right from my mind!!

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  • Sarah Jones Queens, New York

    Too much, WOW, go Tyler go, off the chain, BRILLANT MAN, HATS OFF TO YOU. YOU ARE ONE IN A MILLION WITH THIS SHOW, NOBODY CAN TOUCH THIS. STAY BLESSED G

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  • NORMA OLIVER los anglese california

    i hope that Candace did not die and i hope that jim gets caught sick of him getting away with stuff but good writing MR.TYLER PERRY

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  • EDNA M DOLLARHIDE Los Angeles

    This show is AWESOME!!!..............the chemistry between the cast is e******************** good job Tyler and the crew!!!! I literally hurt myself running back to the TV after a commercial, and I'm 52 years old! Even the re-runs are spectacular. Keep up the Drama, it's exciting

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    • Janet White Bellflower Ca #1971839

      Hey Tyler, love your show. It is the greatest! Unfortunately I have to rely on others to update me. We no longer have cable, but I enjoy hearing about. May God continue to bless you. Janet

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    • theresa mcintosh,ala #1971843

      This shows another range of your talent. Great job and may your success continue.I live Candace and Quincy is so fine.He reminds me of Jim. He might be good for Amanda, poor child needs help.

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  • J. J. Johnson Las Vegas, NV

    Last season, EXCELLENT! This season, started off not good for me...and still my head is a bit in the air as what the heck is this new plot. Very pissed about Candace's role...she is the Show! It will be interesting to see if she survives and how if she does...Shot in the head at close range, she should be dead! And if she is, that's it for me!!!!! Seriously, does the White man get away with it? I sincerely hope that Benny is clear from being in his coma state...I kind of see a relapse coming...it happened too fast, I mean his conscious state. I know that YOU know what you are doing, keeping us all in tune! Over-all, you're writing your b*** off. Thanks for find you and sharing yourself with Us. Inner Peace,

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  • Anita Houston, Texas

    Will Hanna find out that Bryon is giving information to Jim about everything that she tell about Jim, and Wyatt? I love Candace. I want her to survive and whip Momma Rose ass!

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  • calvin Connecticut

    I can't people are really believing Candace is going to die. Really! It will most likely be a blank shot. Tyler knows Candace is a main focal point of the show. All of the cast are great except for Salina to me. A lot of post are saying to get rid of Veronica, Mr Cryer & the cop. Really they are what makes the show more interesting. If the show didn't have drama, it wouldn''t be as good as it is. I just hope David does not become involved with the campaign manager. At anyrate so far it is a good show. Kudos to all the cast!!

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  • Vickie Tampa, Florida

    Excellent! Can't wait until next Tuesday to find out if Candace survives the fatal shot. If she does, it will be another miracle! Thank you Tyler Perry!

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  • Zachary Baltimore, Maryland

    Don't worry everyone, Candace is not killed off the show. She is like JR from Dallas. This is just b*** to keep you guessing. I really liked the scene with Veronica and Quincy. Veronica displayed toughness, street with a classy chaser, and reality (scared s-less). Jeffrey really needs to stand his ground and tell his mother where to go and give her directions in case she doesn't know how to get there. Hanna needs someone in her life and let Benny live his life.

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