For "Woman on. The first two s of the took place with Serena Blair and Chuck in Paris While in Paris Blair meets Prince Louis Grimaldi to whom she later becomes engaged at the end of the Taylor Momsen who plays Jenny Humphrey was absent for the majority of the but made appearances in "Easy J" "Juliet Doesn't Live Here Anymore" "The Witches of Bushwick" and "Gaslit". There was much controversy to Dan being revealed as Gossip in the finale Dan had always struggled to be an insider among the Upper East Side and had supposedly created Gossip to gain more power and had been the one "pulling the strings the whole time" as mentioned by Serena in the finale However there was much speculation and controversy regarding this decision Penn Badgley who played Dan stated in an interview that he himself found it funny that they had decided to make him be Gossip as there were too many loopholes in the show for this to make sense There were times during the show where he would be alone and read a Gossip post and be completely blown away. On September 16 11 it was announced that Warner Bros and label Romeo & Juliet Couture had partnered to create Gossip 's official clothing line inspired by lead characters Serena van der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf. The launch of the fashion line took place on September 6 11 the same day as the premiere of. — Barbra Robin Senior Vice President Integrated Marketing The fifth premiered on September 6 11 with the first two s filmed in Los Angeles California. The series was reed by The CW for a fifth on April 6 11. On May 9 11 it was announced that Taylor Momsen and Jessica Szohr would not be back as series regulars although both have been invited back as guest stars Kaylee DeFer who portrays Ivy Dickens was promoted to series regular status. Toward the conclusion of the first Janet Malcolm of The Yorker criticized the show for its deviations from the novels She has stated that the series was "related to the original only in the names and outlines of the characters" She further asserted that "Without von Ziegesar's fast mocking commentary to propel them the TV s are sluggish and crass—a move from Barneys to Kmart." However author Cecily von Ziegesar has expressed support for the show noting that all of her major plot points were present in. The DVD sets of each were released in various regions after their television broadcast. The first soundtrack of the TV series OMFGG – Original Music Featured On Gossip No 1 was released digitally on September 08 and in stores on October 8 08. Fashion Merchants designers and trend consultants say that "Gossip " is one of the biggest influences on how young women spend Fans stride into boutiques bearing magazine tear sheets that feature members of the cast and ask for their exact outfits Or they order scoop-neck tops and hobo bags by following e-commerce links from the show’s. Cosmetics retailer Birchbox and Gossip have teamed up to create a special Birchbox edition filled with beauty products inspired by the show The products were chosen by Gossip 's makeup department head Amy Tagliamonti and hair department head Jennifer Johnson. A backdoor pilot for a spin-off premiered in May but was not picked up by The CW to the limited number of spots available on their fall line-up. As the storylines progressed the role of "Gossip " is slightly decreased She continues to run her blog but she keeps the ultimate information for herself sending it in the final as the last blast where Serena decides to find out who "Gossip " really is but ultimately fails The finale ended with a well-received kiss between Blair. On October 9 1 the "Portrait of a Lady Alexander" was postponed due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the Eastern Seaboard Widespread power outages led to the decision of pushing the back a week and re-airing the previous "Dirty Rotten Scandal". On December 17 1 the series broadcast its finale on U.S television on the CW network Actress Kristen Bell the narrator of the series during all s makes a cameo as herself (but is not revealed as Gossip ) Several former Gossip cast members appear in the finale including Jessica Szohr who played Vanessa Abrams and Katie Cassidy who played Juliet Sharp Former series regulars Connor Paolo (Eric van der Woodsen) and Taylor Momsen (Jenny Humphrey) each appear also with one line. Popular among teenagers and young adults Gossip cast has posed on the cover of numerous mainstream magazines including Rolling Stone People Nylon York Magazine TV Guide York Post Vogue Out Magazine Details (magazine) and Entertainment Weekly. Joshua Safran said "we draw from classic works like Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Great Gatsby as much as we do from pop culture." — Kristen Bell on Gossip depicting social media's influence Each begins with the home page of the Gossip website and Serena's picture from the pilot Afterward a recap of events relevant to the upcoming narrative is shown which ends again with the home page of the website only this time with a picture from other character(s) with a text about a recent event connected with the picture The narrator is Gossip voiced by actress Kristen Bell She begins the recap with the sentence "Gossip here your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite," and ends the recap with whispered voices saying "Where has she been?" and "Serena." Then the voice of Gossip says "And who am I? That's one secret I'll never tell! You know you love me… XOXO Gossip "
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Despite this throughout five Gossip continued to see a decrease in viewers six premiered to million viewers making it not only the least viewed premiere for the series but also the least viewed in show's six-year run The following saw a decrease to million viewers which once again marked a series low in terms of viewers The series finale was ed by million viewers the highest viewed. Welcome to Floribama Shore06/5/180:44Jersey Shore: Family Vacation ( 1)Highlight: A Familiar Face Returns The ninth of the caused a significant amount of controversy Parent groups urged The CW not to air the as it contained a threesome The preview for the revolved around an "OM3" theme CW ignored these requests and announced that it was going to air the as planned. As of 1 the series was broadcast in 197 countries. Syndication On July 5 1 Style Network announced that it had acquired the off-network rights to Gossip and started airing repeats of the show on August. The focused hugely on Jenny Humphrey's development and downward spiral She spends a good part of the alienating herself from Eric her former best friend and chasing after Nate who has his heart set on Serena At the end of the due to her one night stand with Chuck Bass and drug dealing habit Jenny's father and Lily send her to Hudson York to live with her mother Other story lines include: Blair and Chuck's attempt and ultimate failure at having a successful relationship; Dan and Vanessa moving from friends to something more; and Serena's attempts to find herself through a job and brief love affairs with Carter Nate's married cousin Tripp and eventually Nate himself The ends dramatically with Chuck getting robbed. The success of Gossip led to adaptations outside the United States The show has received numerous award nominations winning 18 Teen Choice Awards The CW officially reed Gossip for a sixth and final on May 11 1. The final consisting of 10 s premiered on October 8 1 and ended on December.
The series was the 5th most-binged TV series on Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) Services; derived from NPD’s Video Digital consumer tracker based on data from 313,866 SVOD TV transactions across 6,176 SVOD subscribers that were completed between January 1 and January 13. On January 6 1 in honor of the series' 100th York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the set and proclaimed the date Gossip Day citing the show's cultural influence and impact on the economy of the city "Gossip has made York a central character While Gossip is drawing fans in with its plot twists the show also attracts many of them to visit York contributing to our incredible 50.5 million visitors last year In fact the economic impact of Gossip and other television shows and films that are made in York really can be felt directly in all five boroughs The 100th of Gossip is a real landmark and I want to congratulate the show's cast and crew," he stated. The second mainly explores the senior year of the characters with the premiere at the Hamptons and primarily focused on the relationship between Blair and Chuck who were labeled "the heart of GG" by People magazine. At first both characters negate their feelings for one another and go through random schemes and manipulations. Robert John Burke who played Chuck's father Bart Bass returned for A Christmas Carol themed in December while Desmond Harrington returned as Chuck's uncle Jack with a major storyline affecting Chuck and Blair's relationship again and involving Chuck's estranged mother Evelyn Bass Fisher (Laura Harring). Kaylee DeFer plays Ivy Dickens an actress from Miami who is hired by Lily's sister Carol Rhodes (Sheila Kelly) to portray her daughter Charlie Rhodes to access her trust fund Ella Rae Peck plays the real Charlie Rhodes who goes by the name. Highlight: Ronnie and Mike's Big Blowout06/7/1803:Teen Mom ( 8)ep 6 - Producers Tell All - The Big Reveal Another version of Gossip aired in Thailand on Channel 3 beginning July 16 15 dubbed as Gossip : Thailand. The third focuses on Blair Dan and Vanessa getting into York University along with movie star Olivia Burke (Hilary Duff), whom Dan starts dating; Nate getting into Columbia University; Serena taking a year off from school; Jenny becoming Queen Bee at Constance; and Chuck running Bass Industries along with now adoptive mother Lily van der Woodsen The first couple of s feature part of the summer vacation respectively the week before the start of University classes and school The role of "Gossip " is slightly decreased throughout the On May 11 1 it was announced Gossip would return for a shortened sixth and final which premiered on October 8 1. During the CW upfronts network president Mark Pedowitz said the number of s had not yet been decided and could consist of 10 11 or 13 s with a retrospective meaning it would end before Christmas. The premiered with million viewers tuning in marking a series low for the show The following week there was a further drop in viewership with only million viewers once again breaking the record for series-low ratings. During each there is always a social event taking place whether small or large Joshua Safran explained "We structure it [the show] so that every week the leads to an event I feel like it is much like a procedural."