The Bold Type - Episode Guide

Season 1

Pilot

Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Jun 20, 2017

Pilot

Jane becomes unsettled after being asked to write a story about why her ex broke up with her; Kat's strong connection to an outspoken photographer confuses her; Sutton tries not to feel left behind as she toils in the assistant ranks.

O Hell No

Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Jul 11, 2017

O Hell No

Kat finds herself questioning her identity as she continues to spend time with Adena; Jane is horrified when she is tasked with writing Scarlet's sex column; Sutton is given an opportunity to advance at Scarlet but questions if it's the right move.

The Woman Behind the Clothes

Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Jul 18, 2017

The Woman Behind the Clothes

Kat finds herself the victim of internet trolling when she stands up for gender inequality; Sutton finds her dream job but worries she doesn't have what it takes to make it work; Jane pursues a story about a congresswoman.

If You Can't Do It with Feeling

Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Jul 25, 2017

If You Can't Do It with Feeling

Sutton becomes flustered when someone at Scarlet has the wrong impression of her professional background; Jane works to prove she can have a "friends with benefits'' relationship without feelings getting in the way; Kat and Adena grow closer.

No Feminism in the Champagne Room

Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Aug 1, 2017

No Feminism in the Champagne Room

Jane is stunned when the subject of her latest article, a woman who left a finance job to become an exotic dancer, threatens to sue Scarlet - and Jane. Sutton is excited when she thinks she's making a step forward in her career. Kat questions whether she is ready for a real relationship with anyone, especially in light of recent events with Adena.

The Breast Issue

Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Aug 8, 2017

The Breast Issue

Jane wrestles with her past and her own anxieties while working on a controversial article about BRCA gene testing; and Sutton is determined to excel at her tasks at hand, but Alex rushes to her rescue when things fall apart.

Three Girls in a Tub

Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Aug 15, 2017

Three Girls in a Tub

Richard is determined to get to know Sutton's friends outside of the office and invites the girls to dinner, but things don't quite go as planned. Sutton attempts to network with a new social circle by attending a high tea. While on a date with someone else, Jane comes to a realization about Pinstripe; and Jacqueline is forced to intervene when Kat's new staffer keeps damaging Scarlet's social media presence.

The End of the Beginning

Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Aug 22, 2017

The End of the Beginning

As rumors of layoffs at Scarlet sweep through the office leaving everyone unsettled, Jane learns of a potential opportunity at a rival publication. Sutton is given a big opportunity when a coworker buckles under pressure. Kat is tasked with organizing a "Readers Night" for Scarlet, but is distracted by thoughts of Adena – leading to a big decision. And Jane talks Sutton and Kat into joining her on a dating app.

Before Tequila Sunrise

Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Aug 29, 2017

Before Tequila Sunrise

Jane, Sutton, Alex, Pinstripe and Jacqueline are all trapped in the Scarlet offices due to a massive traffic jam. Forced to spend time together, Jane reexamines her feelings for Pinstripe. Sutton makes a surprising move. And when she learns Adena is leaving New York, Kat makes an impulsive decision.

Carry the Weight

Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Sep 5, 2017

Carry the Weight

Jane embarks on writing her final article for Scarlet.

Season 2

Feminist Army

Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2018

Feminist Army

Jane is excited to publish her first big piece for Incite, especially since she's writing about a female CEO she admires and she knows Jacqueline will be reading it. Sutton is thrown when a new corporate policy seems to give her and Richard the green light on their romance. Adena grows frustrated when Kat seems too eager to flaunt their burgeoning relationship.

Rose Colored Glasses

Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Jun 12, 2018

Rose Colored Glasses

Believing it shouldn't matter, Kat bristles when Alex recommends she highlight that she is black in her company bio. However, while introducing her parents to Adena, Kat is forced to confront how her avoidance of labels has affected her life. Sutton is horrified when she discovers her fellow fashion assistants think she was asked to organize a photo shoot featuring "honorable men" for reasons other than her talent. Jane tries to defend herself after the fallout from her Incite article, which doesn't go as planned.

The Scarlet Letter

Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Jun 19, 2018

The Scarlet Letter

Sutton is in an awkward position when she is put in charge of hiring a photographer for an accessories shoot, and Kat asks her to hire Adena. Jane follows around a cute and altruistic doctor named Ben for her latest article. Scarlet's newest board member, Cleo, causes Jacqueline to defend her role at the magazine.

OMG

Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Jun 26, 2018

OMG

Jane crosses paths with Pinstripe, who inspires her to try a new style of writing. Meanwhile, she learns something new about Ben. Adena reluctantly brings Kat out to meet her friends, and Kat quickly immerses herself in the New York lesbian scene. Sutton fights for an in with a well-connected influencer named Brooke.

Stride of Pride

Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Jul 3, 2018

Stride of Pride

Kat gets the go-ahead to hire her first addition to the social team, but grows frustrated by the lack of diversity in the applicant pool. Jane feels the sting of her freelance financial situation, prompting a challenging conversation with her friends. Sutton leans into the single life, but finds out that it's not so easy.

The Domino Effect

Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Jul 10, 2018

The Domino Effect

Jane gets a freelance opportunity that throws her in Jacqueline's path yet again. Kat has a sex dream about one of Adena's friends and Sutton has the nightmarish task of having to style Richard's new girlfriend.

Betsy

Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Jul 17, 2018

Betsy

It's Jane's first day back at Scarlet and when she learns what Sutton is hiding in their apartment, she has the perfect headline. Adena shocks Kat with her reaction to Kat's recent actions.

Plan B

Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Jul 24, 2018

Plan B

After an intimate moment mishap with Ben, Jane evaluates if motherhood is in her future because of her BRCA gene mutation. Kat is eager to flaunt her social media influence by partnering with a beauty brand that offers her an opportunity to be their spokesperson. Meanwhile, Sutton makes her first major fashion department decision without Oliver.

Trippin

Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Jul 31, 2018

Trippin

The girls take a trip to Sutton's hometown and meet a few important figures from her past. Meanwhile, Jane struggles with planning for her future, and Kat feels a rift in her relationship with Adena. Guest starring Billy Magnussen.

We'll Always Have Paris

Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Aug 7, 2018

We'll Always Have Paris

Jane is frustrated to learn that Safford's health insurance policy won't cover freezing her eggs. Sutton's career hits a high in Paris, but when news reaches her she begins to wonder if she's sacrificed too much. Adena's visa is finally approved, so Kat invites her to Paris.

Season 3