7 Reasons 'The Bold Type' Is Your New Favorite Show

7 Reasons 'The Bold Type' Is Your New Favorite Show

It's the empowering feminist show we've all been waiting for.

So, "Pretty Little Liars" is over and you think there's nothing to fill your Tuesday night void. If you haven't caught on to "The Bold Type" yet, you're missing out. If you loved "The Devil Wears Prada," Freeform's newest TV show is sure to be your next obsession for the rest of the summer, and here are seven reasons why.

1. It's based on the lives of women working for the magazine Cosmopolitan

Though Scarlet is a fictitious publication, the inspiration did not come out of nowhere. Joanna Coles, former editor-in-cheif of Cosmo, is the show's executive producer and the content is all based on the experiences and lives of the women who work there. Some of the lead actresses even shadowed and toured the offices as research for their own characters to round out the real-feel of the show.

2. Jane is the perfect "nice girl"

Jane Sloan, a recently promoted writer at Scarlet, seems like the type to always play it safe, especially in the first two episodes. You're rooting for her to have a bit of an edgier side, and to take risks, especially when it means a great story will come out of it. She embodies the term "nice girl" perfectly, but is willing to risk that label, which is totally inspiring.

3. Kat is a total badass

Scarlet's social media director, Kat Edison, is Jane's opposite, with plenty of edge, and sometimes no filter. You may find yourself wanting to yell at the TV screen for her to check herself before she does something too risky, but you love her spunk nonetheless.

4. You'll live vicariously through Sutton's love life

Sutton Brady's secret romance with Richard Hunter, an older man on Scarlet's board of directors, will leave you thirsting for their relationship to succeed. Though her friends might berate her for "screwing up" (literally), they value Sutton and her happiness above all, and are supportive of her relationship.

5. It clearly addresses serious issues, like sexual harassment on social media

No spoilers, but episode 3 deals with some pretty heavy material, specifically sexual harassment on Twitter. The way it is handled on the show is extremely well done, earning these writers and producers some bonus points for showcasing important material like this, and doing it justice.

6. Scarlet's editor-in-chief isn't a bitch

She is no Miranda Priestly, to say the least. While Jacqueline Carlyle was inspired by Joanna Coles, she is certainly not a replica of any other women in the magazine business today. You can best describe her as firm, but very supportive and always willing to lend a helping hand. As any boss, the employees are a bit intimidated by her, but only because her presence commands respect, not fear.

7. It's the empowering feminist show you've been waiting for

The women on this show are determined, inspiring, real women who are willing to stop at nothing to achieve what they want. Catch "The Bold Type" on Freeform for all the drama and more Tuesdays at 9/8c.

Cover Image Credit: Cosmopolitan

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The End Of The Semester As Told By Todd Chrisley

Because we're all a little dramatic like Todd sometimes.

The last 3-4 weeks of every college student’s semester are always crazy hectic. We have last minute assignments, group projects, and exams all squeezed into the last few weeks before break.

Sometimes we all need a little humor, and sometimes we are all a little dramatic, so why not experience the last few weeks of the semester as told by the king of drama himself, Todd Chrisley of Chrisley Knows Best.

1. Sitting in class listening to your professor explain upcoming assignments/exams.

2. When your group project members refuse to do anything until the night before it's due or just show up the day of to present.

3. When you and your roommate try to cook with whatever few ingredients you have left in stock.

Because we definitely want to avoid going to the grocery store at the end of the semester if we can.

4. When your parents get tired of you calling them about every little inconvenience in your life.

5. Sitting down to work on assignments.

6. Your thoughts when the professor is telling you what they want from you out of an assignment.

7. When you've had about 30 mental breakdowns in 2 days.

8. Trying to search out the class for the right group members.

9. The last few days of classes where everyone and everything is getting on your nerves.

10. When your friend suggests going out but you're just done with the world.

11. This. On the daily.

12. When all you want to do is snuggle up and watch Christmas movies.

13. Studying and realizing you know nothing.

14. When your finals are over and it's finally time to go home for break.

You're finally back to your old self.

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A Step By Step Of How Your Thanksgiving Will Actually Go

Every year we think it will go differently, and yet...


It's pre-Christmas, and it will be a day of stress, love, and wonderful food.

1. You wake up to the sounds of a parent slamming pots and pans on the counter top


It is time. The day has begun and your mom or dad will start yelling for you any minute.

2. You finally make it downstairs and you're assigned your tasks before family arrives


There will be the "Make this table," or the "Dust the entire house because your cousins are coming and they won't notice but your aunt sure will. Oh, and please stay out of the kitchen." You know, the usual.

3. You try to eat breakfast and lunch but honestly you can not WAIT for dinner tonight and the smells coming from the kitchen are overwhelming


What are we celebrating again? I'm just excited to eat.

4. You rush and make your way to the grocery store at least once (maybe twice) because your parents can't leave the kitchen


"You would think mom wouldn't forget anything for tonight, but I guess it is pretty easy to forget gravy when you're making a million other dishes," you think to yourself as you try to defend the forgetfulness.

5. You spend a few hours feeling bored as you wait for your family members to arrive because you still aren't allowed in the kitchen and you find yourself watching that one "Friends" episode to kill some time. 


Football or "Friends"? Honestly I should ask my mom if she needs more help but I'll just keep watching this.

6. Your family finally arrives 


It is suddenly overwhelmingly loud and you now get to talk about your life for the next few hours. Food cannot come soon enough.

7. Hours and hours seemed to go by but dinner is finally ready


At llllaaaassssstttttttttt, my dinnnnnnneeeeerrrrrrrr will be mmmmiiiinnneeeeeeeeee!

8. You have to sit through and listen to either heated debate or six conversations at once while you eat 


Honestly, I'll just keep quiet and enjoy these mashed potatoes for their deliciousness.

9. You get one look from your mom and suddenly your busting the whole table


But hey, there are worse things in life. For instance, I'm not even toughing that turkey carcass I don't care what my parents say.

10. It's round two. You've been waiting for that pie all day 


There's this cool thing called a dessert stomach where you have more room for dessert than you did five minutes ago. Isn't that great?!?

11. Your family slowly starts to leave, and the food coma starts to settle in 


It's been a great meal, even if there was some arguing. At the end of it all, it's still been a great thanksgiving.

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