The Bold Type is inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan. Glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine Scarlet. The rising generation of Scarlet women leans on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships, and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type.
Jane gets an eye opening experience when she is tasked with writing a piece about a performance artist/activist who is speaking out about sexual assault. Kat is distracted by thoughts of Adena while trying to throw a memorable.
Freeform announced today that its new drama The Bold Type has been renewed for two seasons. The series premiered this summer with a 10-episode run that was a decent performer and garnered generally positive reviews.
Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, The Bold Type looks at the outrageous lives of some of the people responsible for a popular global women's magazine. The rising generation of its readers lean on each other as they find their own voices among a world of intimidating leaders. Together they find their identity while exploring friendships, sexuality, love, and fashion.
The cable network has ordered 10 episodes apiece for Seasons 2 and 3, and has tapped a new showrunner going forward. Starting next season, Amanda Lasher will take the reigns from creator Sarah Watson.