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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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  • Trina Green Philadelphia, Pa

    Mr. Perry, you have out done yourself with the HAHN, I am on my break and am totally blown away with last night's episode, keep doing your thing!

  • Gerri Houston, TX

    It blows me away to see everybody lying about everything and going out of their way to withhold the truth from the people they supposed to love and care about. There is no trust and truth anywhere in the HAHN! The entire cast is either deceitful, wicked, or self-absorbed. They will do anything to get their way. Landon seem to be the only trueexception so far. But I believe in Karma and can't wait to see what comes around goes around!

  • regina may louthaman fresno ca

    I so addicted to this evening soapra Tyler perry really mad a amazing intense moments on television keeping my eyes fix on the television the whole time it's on , and also maaking me set my televison on record so i dont miss this show and also making CAN wait till it comes on the next week . I just love veronica she is such a good villain, and i appreciate her being a good black woman actor she has no bounders when it's come to what she wants and she don't care how she's going to go by getting what she's focus on. She makes this show heart pounding experience. But i must also say i like candis also but i love they way tyler put together candis and the new man she's seeing i love that he put a interacial couple on his show , but in reality the whole dam cast is awesome?? thats how you supppose to act it's a classy soapra .

  • Stephanie California

    Name of song /artist played at hot tub scene. 9.1 Great action packed night! Thanks

  • samantha garza

    I wanted to know when are the dvd gonna be release for sell

  • Kay

    i also would like to know the name of the song played during hot tub scene. Shazam couldn't pick it up. Thanks.

    • Stephanie California #2138606

      Name of song at hot tub scene. 9.1. I see this a popular request Thanks

  • Sharonda Sanders Spring, Texas 77373

    Tyler.....My nerves!!!!!....Stop It!!... Lawd this show is making my nerves CRAZY! The crazier thing is that I keep tuning in .....and I'll be tuned in on next week. Love You Mr. Perry and Multiplied Blessings to YOU is my prayer.

  • Rae Dallas

    Does anyone know the name and artist of the song that was playing while Candace and Oscar was in the whirlpool?

  • Michele Ca

    Tyler, I love the story line, but the actors keep repeating the same line over and over. I don't mind that as much as the music. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE turn down the music so I can hear what they are saying. Hannah and Benny are the best!

  • Sassy U.S.

    PLEASE....let Veronica get wha'st coming to her by stripping her of all assets & revealing every illegal and dirty thing she's ever done! (Jeffery would be the perfect candidate for this deed) PLEASE...give David a new set of "balls" as he is as dense as a doorknob regarding dealing or not dealing with that evil, crazy wife of his. It's obvious Oscar, Candace's love interest is Jim's plant and plot to get his money back from her. Let Candace bust him out before he snatch all Jim's money back. Just let her keep it. That's what Jim gets for fooling around in the first place! REVEAL...Jeffery didn't get that little tramp pregnant. Come on, you know he should have requested a blood test!!! Getting back to his gutless father, he should leave Veronica and develop a relationship with Maggie. Either give Benny a brain and common sense or weave some blond hair on his head because he is so naive!!!) PLEASE...off (as in kill) Quincy Sr., and Celine. Make either Celine or her oldest son the murder of Amanda - motive: jealously. Another revenge idea for Veronica, let Hanna beat the h*** out of her for screwing her weak-minded son. Once Kathryn finds out Veronica had Wyatt raped (in jail), let her beat the h*** out of Veronica too. FINALLY....PLEASE increase the seasonal episodes.! They're too short!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Yes...I know this is fiction, but I love show. I haven't missed an episode since it first aired.

  • Diane Columbia, ca

    I love this program and can't wait for it each week but, usually the music is so loud that it drowns out the dialog. Is there anything that can be done about that ?

  • Jene Richardson Tate United States

    Tyler you are the greatest!!!!! When blessed you he blessed you with more than enough!! And it is finished!!!

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