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[10/18/17 - 07:49 AM]
Freeform Doubles Down on the Laughs with Brand-New Wednesday Night Comedy Block
Look for newcomers "grown-ish" and "Alone Together" on said night as Freeform further reveals its 2018 plans.

[10/04/17 - 04:37 PM]
Freeform Banks on Bold With Two-Season Order of "The Bold Type"
Plus: Amanda Lasher joins the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner.

[09/15/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 15
Updates include: ABC orders fifth season of "The Great Christmas Light Fight"; Freeform parts ways with "Stitchers"; and Marc Guggenheim, McG team for "True Lies" TV series at FOX.

[07/17/17 - 02:30 PM]
Freeform's "The Fosters" and "The Bold Type" Premiere to No. 1 Ranks in Key Target Demographics
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 11.

[06/26/17 - 12:15 PM]
Tuesday Nights Are Brave, Bold and Original with the Fifth Season Premiere of "The Fosters" and Two-Hour Series Premiere of New Original Drama "The Bold Type," on Tuesday, July 11
Both premieres will also be available on the Freeform app and Freeform.com (same date and time).

[05/12/17 - 10:00 AM]
Meet the Stars of Freeform's Hit Series "The Fosters," "Shadowhunters," and "Stitchers," Plus Its New Series "The Bold Type," at D23 Expo 2017
The year's event takes place July 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

[05/02/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 2
Updates include: Keith Eisner set as new showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor"; Emily C. Chang to recur on Freeform's "The Bold Type"; and Izzie Steele lands role on BBC America's "Dirk Gently."

[04/19/17 - 01:05 PM]
Video: Freeform Releases First-Look Trailer for Upcoming Drama Series "The Bold Type" Produced by Joanna Coles
"The Bold Type" will have a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, July 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[03/30/17 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 30
Updates include: J. Michael Straczynski's "Red Mars" shelved by Spike TV; Tyler Labine is one of "Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices" at CBS; and Raza Jaffrey tapped for Netflix's "Lost in Space."

[03/14/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 14
Updates include: Jane Lynch to get "Relatively Happy" for NBC; Jane Leeves to drop by "The Great Indoors" at CBS; and Donald Faison among the latest to get "Spaced Out" by NBC.

[03/06/17 - 10:00 AM]
Freeform's Summer Will Be Sizzling with the Return of Hit Series "Shadowhunters," "Stitchers" and "The Fosters," as well as the Premiere of the New Original Series "The Bold Type"
"The Bold Type," inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women's magazine Scarlet.

[01/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
Freeform Kicks Off the New Year Announcing 2017 Pickups and Premiere Dates
The cable channel's original hit comedies "Young & Hungry" and "Baby Daddy" will return with all-new episodes on Monday, March 13.

[08/22/16 - 10:01 AM]
Freeform Announces the Cast of Scripted Drama Pilot "Issues" as Production Begins
Katie Stevens will star as Jane, who has just been promoted to her dream job as a writer for Scarlet Magazine.

[08/18/16 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 18
Updates include: Rob Thomas brings "The Lost Boys" to The CW; Ashley Rickards cast as The Top on "The Flash"; and Wil Traval tapped as Human Target for "Arrow."

[08/16/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 16
Updates include: E! nixes "I Am Cait" after two seasons; Catherine Zeta-Jones signs on for FX's "Feud"; and Nia Long cast in Lifetime's "Beaches" remake.

[04/07/16 - 01:00 PM]
Freeform Continues to Grow Its Programming Slate with New Series, Pilots, Returning Series and More
The network will also make its first venture into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with new series "Marvel's Cloak and Dagger," a superhero love story.

[09/21/15 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 21
Updates include: FOX extends "Cooper Barret's Guide to Surviving Life" to 13 episodes; E! eyes March return for "I Am Cait"; and Kevin Michael Martin, Bren Foster named regulars on TNT's "The Last Ship."







BOLD TYPE, THE (FREEFORM)
Returns in TBA 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/9/17 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's second & third of 10 episodes each) on 10/4/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from Freeform's press release, October 2017) Freeform, Disney's young adult television and streaming network, announced today that breakout series "The Bold Type" has been picked up for two additional seasons, each consisting of 10 one-hour episodes. Amanda Lasher ("Togetherness," "Gossip Girl") joins the Universal Television series as executive producer/showrunner. Described by The New York Times as "the most ambitious attempt to depict the millennial viewers the network was built for," "The Bold Type" has garnered praise from critics at Vulture, calling it "the best surprise of 2017 so far"; Refinery 29 said it's "refreshing - and reflective of an industry that now, more than ever, needs the voices of young women"; and Vanity Fair called it "the bubbly, ridiculous dramedy you need this summer." TV Guide also noted that the series is "bound to knock your socks off," while Entertainment Weekly simply said, "#LoveIt." Based on the life of Joanna Coles, chief content officer, Hearst and former EIC of Cosmopolitan Magazine, the series follows the lives of three close friends living in New York City as they navigate their career, sexuality, identity and ultimately find their own voice in a sea of intimidating leaders. Global women's magazine, "Scarlet," serves as the backdrop for the series - with Melora Hardin as "Jacqueline," their boss and mentor, this rising generation of unapologetically fierce women are primed to take on the world and smash the patriarchy - one selfie at a time. Freeform's love letter to modern feminism, "The Bold Type" tackles social issues and politics as much as it does love and fashion. Season one of "The Bold Type" has garnered over 20 million views on Freeform and all digital platforms.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aisha Dee as Kat
· Emily C. Chang as Lauren
· Katie Stevens as Jane
· Matt Ward as Alex
· Meghann Fahy as Sutton
· Melora Hardin as Jacqueline
· Nikohl Boosheri as Adena El-Amin
· Sam Page as Richard
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Bernad as EP
· Gary Fleder as DIR (Pilot)
· Holly Whidden as CO-EP
· Joanna Coles as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as EP
· Sarah Watson as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· District, The
· Universal Television