Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Freeform Renews 'The Bold Type' for Fifth and Final Season

Freeform has renewed its original drama series The Bold Type for a fifth and final season, it was announced today. The final six episodes of the series will debut later in 2021.

The drama stars Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Stephen Conrad Moore and Melora Hardin.

Wendy Straker Hauser, Matt McGuinness, David Bernad, Joanna Coles, Brian Madden, Ruben Fleischer and Sandrine Gros d'Aillon executive produce. Universal Television and The District produce.

"The Bold Type is a brand-defining show for Freeform," said Tara Duncan, President, Freeform. "It's been refreshing, relatable and fun to watch Kat, Jane and Sutton lean on their friendship to navigate the complexities of modern life. It's one of my favorite shows, and I am proud that we are giving the series the sendoff Wendy, the incredible cast and crew, and the beloved fans all deserve."

"The Bold Type has been a gift that has truly changed my life," added showrunner Wendy Straker Hauser. "I spent my twenties in New York City working in magazines, so in many ways the show feels very personal to my experiences. I have truly loved writing this show and living in this world. I will miss it terribly, but I am so grateful for the opportunity and glad to know it's been a comfort to so many people out there."