The Bold Type

The Bold Type

  • Seasons:
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, "The Bold Type" follows a group of spirited, modern young women who work at "Scarlet," a global women's magazine headed by the high-powered editor-in-chief, Jacqueline (Melora Hardin). Jane (Katie Stevens) has recently been promoted to her dream job as a writer, Kat (Aisha Dee) is the newly appointed social media director, and Sutton (Meghann Fahy) is still toiling away as an assistant. These empowered young friends help each other navigate life's challenges as they strive to achieve their professional goals while searching for love.
Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, "The Bold Type" follows a group of spirited, modern young women who work at "Scarlet," a global women's magazine headed by the high-powered editor-in-chief, Jacqueline (Melora Hardin). Jane (Katie Stevens) has recently been promoted to her dream job as a writer, Kat (Aisha Dee) is the newly appointed social media director, and Sutton (Meghann Fahy) is still toiling away as an assistant. These empowered young friends help each other navigate life's challenges as they strive to achieve their professional goals while searching for love.

Season 2 (10 episodes)

  • 1. Feminist Army

    Original air date: 06/12/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min.

    Original air date: 06/12/2018 Runtime: 41:49 min. Jane is excited to publish her first big piece for Incite, especially since she's writing about a female CEO she admires, and she knows Jacqueline will be reading it. Sutton is thrown when a new corporate policy seems to give her and Richard the green light on their romance. And Adena grows frustrated when Kat seems too eager to flaunt their burgeoning relationship.

  • 2. Rose Colored Glasses

    Original air date: 06/12/2018 Runtime: 41:18 min.

    Original air date: 06/12/2018 Runtime: 41:18 min. Believing it shouldn’t matter, Kat bristles when Alex recommends she highlights that she is black in her company bio. However, while introducing her parents to Adena, Kat is forced to confront how her avoidance of labels has affected her life. Sutton is horrified when she discovers her fellow fashion assistants think she was asked to organize a photo shoot featuring “honorable men” for reasons other than her talent. And Jane tries to defend herself after the fallout from her Incite article, which doesn’t go as planned.

  • 3. The Scarlet Letter

    Original air date: 06/19/2018 Runtime: 41:05 min.

    Original air date: 06/19/2018 Runtime: 41:05 min. Sutton is put in a tough spot when Kat asks her to hire Adena to photograph an accessories shoot. Jane makes a pitch for a freelance article on healthcare and gains inspiration by following Ben, a cute and altruistic doctor, on his rounds.

  • 4. OMG

    Original air date: 06/26/2018 Runtime: 41:42 min.

    Original air date: 06/26/2018 Runtime: 41:42 min. Jane teams up with Pinstripe to try her hand at gossip reporting. Adena reluctantly brings Kat out to meet her friends, leading Kat to wonder about Adena's past. Sutton fights for an in with a well-connected influencer.

  • 5. Stride of Pride

    Original air date: 07/03/2018 Runtime: 41:26 min.

    Original air date: 07/03/2018 Runtime: 41:26 min. Kat gets the go-ahead to hire her first addition to the social team, but grows frustrated by the lack of diversity in the applicant pool. Jane feels the sting of her freelance financial situation, prompting a challenging conversation with her friends. Sutton leans into the single life, but finds out that it's not so easy.

  • 6. The Domino Effect

    Original air date: 07/10/2018 Runtime: 42:01 min.

    Original air date: 07/10/2018 Runtime: 42:01 min. Jane is thrilled when her sexual assault article for Scarlet is nominated for a prestigious journalism award. Determined to prove herself to Jacqueline, Jane jumps at the chance to write a follow-up piece, until the story takes an unexpected turn. Kat struggles with whether to tell Adena a secret and Sutton is given a challenging assignment – styling Richard’s date.

  • 7. Betsy

    Original air date: 07/17/2018 Runtime: 41:43 min.

    Original air date: 07/17/2018 Runtime: 41:43 min. It's Jane's first day back at Scarlet and when she learns what Sutton is hiding in their apartment, she has the perfect headline. Adena shocks Kat with her reaction to Kat's recent actions.

  • 8. Plan B

    Original air date: 07/24/2018 Runtime: 41:09 min.

    Original air date: 07/24/2018 Runtime: 41:09 min. After an intimate moment mishap with Ben, Jane evaluates if motherhood is in her future because of her BRCA gene mutation. Kat is eager to flaunt her social media influence by partnering with a beauty brand that offers her an opportunity to be their spokesperson. Meanwhile, Sutton makes her first major fashion department decision without Oliver.

  • 9. Trippin'

    Original air date: 07/31/2018 Runtime: 42:02 min.

    Original air date: 07/31/2018 Runtime: 42:02 min. On the heels of the dotcom relaunch, the girls take a road trip. Sutton races to finalize her passport before Paris leading to a confrontation. Jane is overwhelmed by fertility planning while Kat starts to feel the distance between her and Adena.

  • 10. We'll Always Have Paris

    Original air date: 08/07/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min.

    Original air date: 08/07/2018 Runtime: 42:04 min. Jane is frustrated to learn that Safford's health insurance policy won't cover freezing her eggs. Sutton's career hits a high in Paris, but when news reaches her she begins to wonder if she's sacrificed too much. Adena's visa is finally approved, so Kat invites her to Paris.