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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 (21) | 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…

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…

All three young women bring the kind of enthusiasm and wide-eyed look at life in the big city that made Sex and the City such an instant hit.

July 13, 2017 | Full Review…

You might think you're too jaded to fall for a series like this. But in reality, it's tough to make it through an episode -- or, as I did, the first four -- without finding yourself strangely and startlingly invested in the series and its charming cast.

July 13, 2017 | Full Review…

You could do much worse than spend an hour a week watching The Bold Type while waiting for the fall TV season to start. It won't replicate the runaway success and cult following of Pretty Little Liars, but it's a perfect fit if you miss Ugly Betty.

July 11, 2017 | Full Review…

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