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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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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 Bold Type's ability to pull off so many small feminist victories in just two episodes is fun to watch; that those feminist victories exist in this format is extra exciting.

July 2, 2018 | 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…

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