"The Haves and the Have Nots" has a rating of 5.9 stars out of 10 stars on IMDb among critics and viewers. The series premiered in 2013 on OWN and was created by Tyler Perry.
As of 2015, the series is in its third season. The plot of "The Haves and the Have Nots" follows two wealthy families, the Cryer's and Harrington's. The show follows their interactions with the poor Young family. It stars Tika Sumpter, Renee Lawless and Crystal R. Fox. Though the series receives ratings of slightly over average, many episodes, such as "Amanda's Revenge" from season one have more than 8 stars out of 10 stars.