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The Bold Type Season 4: Premiere Date, Cast, Recap, Update

Updated May 15, 2019
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The Bold Type is an American comedy-drama television series that first premiered on Freeform on July 11, 2017. Created by Sarah Watson, and starring Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghann Fahy, the show is inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles.  The District, Sarah Watson Productions and Universal TV are the three producers of the show. The executive producers for the show are Amanda Lasher, Joanna Coles, Ruben Fleischer, David Bernad, Matt McGuinness, Becky Hartman Edwards and Victor Nelli Jr., and Holly Whidden

The Bold Type’ is one of the most innovative comedy shows made in recent times. The show deals with the life of three journalists who work for the same magazine and live outrageously independent lives in New York.  The first season of show received tremendous critical appreciation, with review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes rating it 96% and summarizing “Smart, hip, and exuberantly performed, The Bold Type sharply blends its soapy plotting with workplace drama that feels very of-the-moment.”

The second season premiered on June 12, 2018. The second season did even better than season 1 and received a 100% approval rating on Rotten Toamtoes. After a successful second and third season, the show was renewed for a fourth season by Freeform. Here’s everything we know about it.

The Bold Type Cast: Who is in it?

Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghan Fahy play the three lead characters of the show: Jane Sloan, Kate Edison, Sutton Brady. All the three work at the Scarlett magazine. Jabe is a writer, Kate the social media director, and Sutton is the fashion assistant. Other important characters include Matt Ward as Alex Crawford, Melora Hardin as Jacqueline Carlyle, Stephen Conrad Moore as Oliver Grayson, and Nikohl Boosheri as Adena El-Amin.

Other important characters in the show are Lauren Park (played by Emily C. Chang), Scarlett’s executive editor; Ryan Decker (played by Dan Jeannotte) and Ben Chau (played by Lucas James Lee), both of whom become Jane’s romantic interests for some time. Siobhan Murphy appears in the show as Cleo, Peter Vack stars as Patrick Duchand, and Alexis Floyd stars as Tia Clayton. Vack and Floyd are the two new additions to the cast who shall be joining us from Season 3. Vack’s character Patrick is a new writer who has joined the magazine and is charming, with a magnetic personality. Floyd’s character Tia is a campaign manager for a local politician.

The Bold Type Plot: What is it about?

The story of The Bold Type revolves around the lives of three friends — Jane Sloan, Kate Edison, Sutton Brady — who work together at the magazine Scarlett. They navigate different professional challenges while also managing their personal lives. They fall in love, get out of it, and move along.  They also have a nice boss, Jacqueline Carlyle, who, though stern, protects and loves them. One of the wonderful scenes in the show is when Carlyle dismisses a call from Beyonce because she was giving advice to Jane.

When Patrick Duchand is hired to take over the digital site of the magazine, Jane gets angry because she thinks it is stupid for a man to be running the digital site of a women’s magazine. There are clashes of ego between the new writer and the girls which take interesting turns.

The upcoming season of the show is going to be interesting because it might get political. While the fans found the first two seasons of the show inspiring because of the three ambitious girls at its center, the next season might push the boundaries. The show has always tried to keep important issues like the reproductive rights of women, sexual harassment at workplace, internet security and racism. That isn’t going to change even in the next season.

Regarding the success of the series, Fahy, who plays Sutton, had this to say, “To continue these stories and the fact that it reaches so many countries and people… I think that’s beautiful. It’s a story that resonates with so many different people.”

The Bold Type Season 3 Release Date: When will it premiere?

The Bold Type season 3 premiered on Freeform on April 9, 2019. As far as the next season goes, we have good news for the fans. On May 14, 2019, Freeform renewed the show for another season. Considering the massive popularity of the show, it’s not a surprising decision at all.

Even though no release date was announced for the next season, our best guess is that The Bold Type season 4 will premiere sometime in April, 2020. We will update this section as soon as we hear more.

The Bold Type Trailer:

While we wait for an update on the release date of The Bold Type season 4, check out this trailer of one of the previous seasons to refresh your memories. If you haven’t seen the show yet head over to Freeform to catch all the episodes of the previous seasons.

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