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.
Freeform announced today that The Bold Type will be returning for a fifth and final season. A video from one of its table reads featuring the show's cast was posted on social media to break the news to fans. Six episodes have been ordered to conclude the drama's story, which will be its lowest-ever episode count for a season.
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.
Look for Season 5 of The Bold Type later this year.