The Bold Type Lands Two Season Renewal at Freeform!

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The Bold Type is not going anywhere. 

The drama series has landed a two-season renewal by Freeform on the heels of critically successful freshman season that had everyone talking about it. 

Speaking Out - The Bold Type

The cable network confirmed on Wednesday that it had placed an order for 20 additional episodes. 

“At Freeform, we are committed to delivering shows that celebrate the power and possibility of the female voice,” Freeform programming executive VP Karey Burke said in a statement.

“Season 1 of The Bold Type brought culturally significant stories to the masses that not only entertain, but also empower our viewers to conquer the world — we are excited to continue to champion these incredible women.”

Kat Edison - The Bold Type

With the renewal confirmed, there is also word that there will be some changes behind the scenes of the series which follows a group of young women working for a very successful magazine in New York City. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, series creator, Sarah Watson is exiting the series ahead of Season 2 and will be replaced by Amanda Lasher

Lasher has a TV track record that boasts the likes of Sweet/Vicious and Gossip Girl, so we're sure the show will continue to be appointment TV. 

Planning for the Future - The Bold Type Season 1 Episode 2

According to The Hollywood Reporter Watson departed due to “creative differences with the network.”

The Bold Type is based on the life of Joanna Coles. Joanna was once the COO of Hearst Magazine and is now the former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief.

The main cast includes Katie Stevens (Faking It), Aisha Dee (Chasing Life) and Meghann Fahy (Political Animals). 

Fighting For Her Worth - The Bold Type

The series premiered back in June with 0.2 million viewers and a 0.1 rating among adults 18-49. The Bold Type Season 1 ultimately averaged 0.3 million viewers and a 0.2 rating. 

The show did get a substantial boost with time-shifted viewers, so that could be part of the reason for the supersized renewal. 

Over to you, The Bold Type Fanatics. What do you think about this exciting news?

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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The Bold Type Quotes

Adena: You know, there's a lot more inside of a woman than what you can see on the outside.
Kat: Yeah I know, there's a lot more inside of me too.

And I expect you to unleash holy hell on anyone who tries to hold you back because you don't just work for Scarlet, you are Scarlett.