Alert the press! Today, Freeform announced they’ve ordered a new TV series called The Bold Type.
Based on the life of Hearst Magazines chief content officer Joanna Coles, the drama “reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine Scarlet.” The cast includes Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, and Melora Hardin.
The Bold Type is expected to premiere this summer.
Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, the pilot “The Bold Type” (formerly “Issues”) has been picked up to series and is set to premiere in summer 2017. The show reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine Scarlet. The rising generation of Scarlet women leans on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Together they explore sexuality, identity, love and fashion.
The series stars Katie Stevens (“Faking It”), Aisha Dee (“Chasing Life”), Meghann Fahy (“Political Animals”), Sam Page (“House of Cards”), and Matt Ward (“Remedy”), and Melora Hardin (“Transparent”) as Jacqueline, editor in chief of Scarlet Magazine. “The Bold Type” is executive produced by Sarah Watson (“Parenthood”), David Bernad (“Superstore”), Joanna Coles, and Ruben Fleischer (“Superstore,” “Zombieland”). Holly Whidden is a co-executive producer. The series is a Universal Television and The District production.”
What do you think? Do you watch Freeform? Will you watch The Bold Type?