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The Bold Type: Season 1 (2016-2017)




Critic Consensus: Smart, hip, and exuberantly performed, The Bold Type sharply blends its soapy plotting with workplace drama that feels very of-the-moment.


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Ladies working at a global women's magazine navigate life, love and friendship together. Inspired by the life of Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles.


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All Critics (25) | Top Critics (9)

It's a long, long way from All the President's Men, but what The Bold Type does, smartly, is give us a glimpse of what the battle to stay in business looks like.

July 10, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite this shiny veneer, The Bold Type channels its inner Teen Vogue by weaving in weighty stories about self-expression, politics, equality, sexuality, religion and freedom.

July 20, 2017 | Full Review…

[The writers] have amazing story ideas and a perfect cast with a wide range, but they need better execution.

June 18, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

In some ways, The Bold Type isn't just an homage to or extension of those previous looks at life in a highly fashionable New York City; its something of a response to them.

June 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Towards the end I began to find it a bit earnest and cloying.

February 11, 2018 | Full Review…

If The Bold Type keeps finding ways to make its characters, their friendships, and their aspirations as much compelling fun as the first couple of episodes have, it'll make for one of the more satisfying rom-coms out there, TV show or no.

July 16, 2017 | Full Review…

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