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.