The Bold Type is a successful TV series on Freeform based on the life of eventsof the chief content officer of Cosmopolitan. Let’s find out more about “The Bold Type”! The Bold Type is an American comedy-drama television series created by Sarah Watson and produced by Universal Television for Freeform. The Bold Type is filmed in Toronto, Montreal, and New York City. The actors that portray Jacqueline and Ian Carlyle are married in real life.