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Gossip Girl is an American drama television series. In the United States since 19 september 2007 the series aired on The CW. In Netherlands the first episode was broadcast on 3 June 2008 on NET 5, after which in Belgium on 24 July 2008, started broadcasting on VijfTV. The series is seen as the successor of The O.C. and was also created by the same creators.

The series is based on the eponymous book series by author Cecily von Ziegesar. The target audience of the series is teens and young adults and is about a group of 16-and 17-year-olds growing up in the upper class of New York City.

The creators of Gossip Girl ordered 22 episodes for the first season. [1by the writers strike in Hollywood in late 2007 and early 2008, however, there were only eight ten episodes made. On 3 March 2008 it was announced that the series will get a second season. NET 5 has aired this season in 2009. [2on February 16, 2010 has been announced that the series Gets a fourth season. [3on april 27, 2011, The CW announced that a fifth season comes. [4]

The first five episodes of season 3 are broadcast in Netherlands in January 2010. Starting from 29 november 2010 Net5 again the third season sends out. The transmitter again stopped broadcasting after the fifth episode. [5]

VijfTV In Belgium stopped in 2008 after six episodes with the broadcasting of the series. [6from 11 september 2010 the broadcaster transmits weekly from Gossip Girl again. In January 2011 the series again and the broadcast schedule is changed every working day broadcast. [7]

Creators of the series, Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, are engaged in making a Gossip Girl spin-off, which will focus on the life of Serena's mother Lily in the 80 's.In August made The CW announced that the series will not be made. [8]

In May 2011, the creators announced that Jessica Szohr and Taylor Momsen get more no lead role in the fifth season, their roles are relegated to guest roles. [9Kaylee DeFer that played a guest role in season four as Charlie Rhodes is added to the main roles in the fifth season. [9]

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Plot[Edit]Edit

Gossip Girl tells the story of several wealthy teens living in the Upper East Side in New York City. While they are about to go to the most important universities, there are all sorts of things among themselves. The big questions are not: who graduated with the best rating. But rather: who has the most money, who does it with whom, who is the Queen Bee of Constance Billard and of course, who is going with whom to the Prom? And who can you inform everyone that matters better than Gossip Girl? Kristen Bellspeaks in the voice of Gossip Girl. Gossip Girl has a website and know everyone wants every scandal that matters. They will send the entire series by SMSes to anyone with the latest most scandalous gossip. How to get a Gossip Girl sms can recognize? Simple. Everyone's mobile goes right after each other. The series revolves around Serena van der WoodsenBlair WaldorfDan HumphreyNate ArchibaldJenny Humphrey,Chuck BassVanessa AbramsLily van der WoodsenRufus Humphrey and their friends.

[1]

For a full description of the story lines of Gossip Girl see: list of storylines in Gossip Girl

Season 1[Edit]Edit

Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) unexpectedly comes back to New York after they disappeared out of nowhere to a boarding school in Connecticut. She is not immediately welcome to her best friend Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), who has become by the absence of Serena Queen Bee at school. When Blair finds out that her boyfriend Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford) has lost his virginity to Serena a year before Blair would let take the friendship not on. Serena then meets outsider Than Humphrey (Penn Badgley) and starts a relationship with him. After the reason for return of Serena becomes known, the suicide attempt by her brother Eric (Connor Paolo), Blair and Serena again a close friendship.

Although wants to have nothing to do with the world Than around the Upper East Side wants his sister, Jenny Humphrey (Taylor Momsen) nothing more than to hear at the popular girls in school. She does everything to appeal to Blair. As Blair notes that her relationship with Nate no longer running well brings them the night with his best friend, Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) those feelings for her, which put the necessary pressure on the friendship with Nate.

Lily van der Woodsen (Kelly Rutherford) are looking for Rufus Humphrey (Matthew Settle) and examine the feelings they have for each other yet, Lily decides that their relationship is a thing of the past if they the marriage proposal of Bart Bass (Robert John Burke) accepts.

Season 2[Edit]Edit

In the summer try to make Chuck jealous with James Blair (Patrick Heusinger). He confesses his love and expresses that if James an English Lord is, is Blair immediately interested. They will also be presented to Cyrus, the new friend of her mother Eleanor, who are getting married. Serena and Nate have a fake relationship that should blind us to the fact that Nate has a relationship with an older married woman, Catherine Mason (Mädchen Amick). Vanessa tries to blackmail if Catherine Nate goes help, but they just make it worse. Nate his family is no longer as rich. Meanwhile, Blair and Chuck continue to rotate around each other and decide that it is not a good idea to start a relationship. Though they are both also not happy with that agreement. However, they continue with each other and begins to realize that he really Chuck more and more what feels for Blair. But Blair decide anything starting with Nate what a hefty pressure brings on his friendship with Chuck...

Jenny undergoes this season a rebellious phase. During the summer she works as an intern at Eleanor Waldorf, if this her only as Saha used to get there without the honor of provides model Agnes (Willa Holland) that they own clothing line starts up. Agnes has a bad influence on Jenny and Nate know to ensure they not advance may collapse. Jenny even wanted out of the House because her father did not want to sign a contract but Lily will eventually for that she returned to her father goes.

This season has a flashing light-relationship with Serena, but this is coming to a close when he falls in love with the new teacher at school: Rachel Carr (Laura Breckenridge) they have a relationship as only a short visit Then finds out that Rachel is responsible that Blair not going to Yale .

Serena has not really paying attention to this period short of guys, she has a flashing light-relationship with Than, she has something the artistic Aaron Rose that makes much impression on her and she starts what with the Gabriel, the ex of her friend Poppy Lifton... Unfortunately, the with their all nothing but gets her "adventure" with banned-but-oh-so-irresistible friend of her friend an unexpected turn... Also, she is arrested by the police because they accused of theft. And surprise surprise: the indictment came from none other than her own mother. Strange? Yes, even for the Upper-East Side. Rufus wanted on that night a proposal to Lily, but that went so not by.

Chuck Bass dies after Bart has any very difficult. And when it turns out that he his father's company (Bass Industries) loses, the problems only increases. Because Bart are brother Jack (Desmond Harrington) preyed on the company. Jack concocts a plan whereby Chuck the plant must hand over to him. But with the help of Lily he knows eventually get back. Because she has a majority interest in Lily Chuck adopts the company and they know Jack Bass Industries to work out this way. Like Lily and Rufus begin a relationship tells Cece (the mother of Lily) to Rufus that Lily has ceded his son years ago. They go looking for him and met the adoptive parents. They lie that their son died to make sure he can be not claimed by Lily and Rufus.

At the end of the 2nd season asks Blair to Chuck how it now between their is; If he really likes her or that it's just a game. Chuck says it is a game and Blair leave home, to Nate. But if Serena asks if that is really so then he says no. If she asks why he then says, he answers; because I love her and I think she can be happy with Nate. But the opposite appears to be true, Blair breaks up with Nate and Chuck and Blair in the last episode at all get a bit with each other.

Season 3[Edit]Edit

Blair and Chuck this season still have a relationship, but do have their own rules and games. Blair tries to maintain her popular status also in College, but this fails thanks to Georgina Sparks (Michelle Trachtenberg).As Blair finally got rid of her rival is she is working on her popularity with new girls who follow her. Chuck tries this season to step from the shadow of his father by opening a hotel and a club. Like Chuck at the grave of his father sees a woman he becomes intrigued. It turns out that it was his presumed-dead mother. By a complaint of sexual harassment he wears his hotel to his mother. Who betrays him and carries it over to his uncle, Jack Bass. Chuck will get the hotel back through Blair to offer to his uncle. They break the relationship comes as Blair here behind. When Chuck attempts to repair it fail, he goes to Prague to party and is attacked and shot down there.

Serena comes back from Europe after her search for her father. Her father she has not found, but they take a relationship with Carter Baizen (Sebastian Stan) to on. Serena decides to not to go to College and would like to keep this hidden Brown for Lily and Rufus. If Serena find a job at a PR company has Lily happy that they aren't off to College.

Nate begins a relationship with Bree Buckley (Joanna García) a member of a rival family. Although he thought that it was love they used him to get back to Carter. Later he realizes that he has feelings for Serena that into an affair with his cousin Tripp (Aaron Tveit) ended up. If he gets a relationship with Serena is trying to sabotage this Jenny. If he hears that she has kissed with then he wants to forgive her, but Serena beëindigdt the relationship. Vanessa Gets a relationship with Scott (Chris Riggi) hidden loves that he is the son of Lily and Rufus is. This relationship runs piece as Scott to live with his adoptive parents decision.

Then more in place in college than in high school. He gets a relationship with movie star Olivia Burke (Hilary Duff) who tries to lead a normal life. After Olivia leave to record a movie Then struggles with his feelings for Vanessa. Their relationship runs not quite like clockwork by competition with their study. As Vanessa Gets an internship in Haiti they decide to start a remote relationship.

Jenny is the new Queen Bee at school. She wants to do it differently than her predecessor Blair, but soon found out that this can not and puts her friendship with Eric on the game. Jenny also gets a relationship with ambassadors son Damien (Kevin Zegers) who turns out to be a drug dealer. If this relation she tries to seduce Nate, runs what failed. If she loses her virginity to Chuck a while she decides to live with her mother.

The marriage of Rufus and Lily comes in a storm if it turns out that Lily has concealed that they visited the father of Serena and Eric. As William van der Woodsen (William Baldwin) New York is visiting tension between Lily and Rufus on. If it turns out that all this time he represents a misdiagnosis at Lily flees away.

Season 4[Edit]Edit

Chuck turns out to be alive after he is saved by a French girl, Eva (Clémence Poésy) who has no idea who he is. He wants to distance themselves from Chuck Bass and takes a false name. If he makes himself known to Eve they go together to New York. Blair has now teaches at Columbia and is working to destroy the relationship and it succeeds her. When Chuck finds out that Blair is at fault, he declares her the war. Later they make it good again, but their relationship remains complicated. Blair is engaged to Louis, but about Chuck the night of her engagement party on a Jewish party, while Louis (the French Prince of season 3) nobly on its guard. Blair decides she wants to remain at Chuck anyway, because they still love him dearly, but he thinks that not a good idea. He thinks they will be happier with her French Prince and gives her his and Louis ' blessing '. Take the two emotional farewell. Blair goes to Monaco for the summer and Chuck decide to travel the world with Nate.

Serena and Blair celebrate the summer in Paris. If they go back to New York they both go to the same school, Columbia. They also go in together. Serena is concerned with choosing between Nate and Dan. If they can't choose touches them interested in a man who every time a taxi for her nose is expired!. When they go out shows that Colin (Sam Page) her professor is.

Then get a surprise to process if it turns out that Georgina gave birth is of his son. Leave with him if he starts a Georgina Milo band to get with him. If later Georgina returns show that the child is not his and she takes it back with it. Meanwhile, a relationship with Vanessa but it turns out that he still has feelings for Serena.

Nate Gets a relationship with Juliette Sharp (Katie Cassidy). This relationship runs well until Nate finds out that Juliette bent for him keeps things. Juliette is doing a revenge plan against Serena, on behalf of her jailed brother Ben. She starts this just gets then help of Vanessa and Jenny.

The season gets interesting 8th position with a close-up of a positive pregnancy test and let it also just as well be that Chuck & Blair 3 weeks earlier have been intimate on a bar mitzvah.

Season 5[Edit]Edit

The season began in Los Angeles when Chuck and Nate decided to Serena to visit. Chuck has renewed philosophical ideas and says ' yes ' to everything, even deadly stunts. Serena continues to work on the film set and is offered full-time employment at the end of the season. Nate begins an affair with an older woman, Diana Payne (Elizabeth Hurley), who may have a different intention can be in a relationship with Nate. Back in New York will find out that Vanessa has a chapter of his novel published, Blair continues to plan her wedding to Louis, and they will there be behind that she is pregnant. After they realize this, she still has feelings for Chuck, so Blair and Chuck decide to work way to go, but then they come in a car accident. Blair loses her baby as a result of the accident, and eventually marries Louis Blair Chuck almost dies. The season is also focused on Nate that the online gossip site NYSpectator runs, Blair and dance friendship, which in a relationship changes, Chuck search for his mother which leads to he discovers that his father, Bart, is still alive, and the consequences of CeCe's death on her marriage with Lily and Rufus. At the end of the season makes Blair a choice between Dan and Chuck, and Lily makes a choice between Bart and Rufus. Serena Then decides to leave the city while a new book to write about the Upper East Side, with the help of Georgina.

Season 6[Edit]Edit

Cast[Edit]Edit

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For a full list of characters of Gossip Girl see: list of chracters in Gossip Girl

Character Actor Biography Season (s)
Serena van der Woodsen Blake Lively Serena was once the most popular girl in school known to her sexual escapades and ' drinking and intensive drug use. One day she left suddenly to go to boarding school on the Upper East Side and when she returns everyone wonders why they actually left. One comes behind her ' secret ' and this destroyed her friendship with Blair; at least for a moment.Also she starts going out with Dan. 1-6
Blair Waldorf Leighton Meester Blair is a popular member of life in the upper class and the best friend of Serena. She's quite insecure and always has the feeling that they must compete with her blonde girlfriend. If this returns after a year of the boarding school, fear Blair than also for its popularity. She has been around for a long period a relationship with Nate, but when these shattered, she grows more and more to Chuck it. Later, she is actually in love with Chuck and at the end of season 4 shows as also as possible to be pregnant by him. 1-6
Then Humphrey Penn Badgley Then a teenager who does not stand out at school. He is the elder brother of Jenny and son of Rufus and has a crush on Serena. To his and the others of the Upper East Side-great surprise she wants to go out with him. After their relationship has ended they decide to remain friends, but that is them heavier than expected. 1-6
Nate Archibald Chace Crawford Nate is the most popular boy of the school that on both Blair as Serena is in love with. The choices he makes are usually forced by his father, the life of Nate has already completely unscheduled. If he shows interest in his relationship with Blair withdrawal Vanessa Ambrams. After he has contact with his grandfather he puts again Vanessa on the side and starts a relationship with Blair. 1-6
Jenny Humphrey Taylor Momsen Jenny is the little sister of Dan and a freshman at school. She wants nothing more than to hear the exclusive club of Blair. She is also very much concerned with fashion and is a very talented designer. If they post an internship with Eleanor (the mother of Blair) has its own clothing line start that disastrous consequences. Her best friend is Eric van der Woodsen. 1-4
Chuck Bass Ed Westwick Chuck is a manipulative cynist which incidentally a great womanizer is. He loves parties and break the rules and does not accept no for an answer. He falls in love with Blair, but their passionate relationship is very complicated. It's a case of attract and repel. 1-6
Vanessa Abrams Jessica Szohr Vanessa is the former best friend of than that after a year back in his life comes to win him back. His girlfriend Serena is here less happy with it. Eventually, she falls in love with Nate and she begins a relationship with him. Later she gets a relationship with Dan. In season 4 they go out together. 1-4
Lily van der Woodsen Kelly Rutherford Lily van der Woodsen is the multiple divorced mother of Serena and Eric. She is a former groupie of dance father Rufus. She is the widow of Bart Bass. 1-6
Rufus Humphrey Matthew Settle Rufus Humphrey is the father of Dan and Jenny. He is a former rock star and is now the owner of an art gallery. He and Lily van der Woodsen have put together a past. 1-6
Gossip Girl Kristen Bell The voice over of the series that keeps a private weblog, on which gossip of the students are placed. 1-6
Charlie Rhodes Kaylee DeFer Charlie Rhodes is the niece of Serena and Eric. After she has lived in Florida for years she comes back into contact with her family against the will of her mother in. 4-6

Episodes[Edit]Edit

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The episodes of Gossip Girl see: list of episodes of Gossip Girl

Music[Edit]Edit

Alexandra Patsavas , the music supervisor of Gossip Girl. Although they are in other series mainly independent music and alternative music used, is in Gossip Girl especially to hear top 40 music : "I keep me stuck to old favorites like I the current pop music view. This series comes to high school students in New York, we will absolutely use bands from New York, but these young people listening too radio. " [10The Transcendershave the opening music of the series made. Also they have the music of the fictional band Lincoln Hawk, Rufus Humphrey, written and recorded.

The series has musical mix of indie rock, top 40-music and local New York artists. Some well-known artists have songs in the series have been used as The VirginsThe KillsThe Ting Tings and MGMT. An original soundtrack, OMFGG-Original Music Feautured in Gossip Girl No. 1, was released in October 2008. The iTunesversion of the album contain two original songs from the series: Everytime of the fictional band Lincoln Hawk, and a cover of Glamorous Fergies number by The Constance Billard Choir, a fictional school choir.

Also have different musicians made a cameo as The PiercesCyndi LauperRobynSonic Youth and No Doubt (as the fictional band Snowed Out).

Locations[Edit]Edit

[4][5]The loft of the Humphreys

Gossip Girl is filmed in New York City and many locations[11can be recognized in the show. The Museum of the City of New York (A), (D) Metropolitan Museum of Art andThe Synod of Bishops (C) form the exterior for the schools Constance Billard School for girls and St. Jude's School for boys.

The Bass and Van der Woodsen family lived in the New York Palace Hotel (G) located on 51st Street and Madison Avenue. The Van der Woodsen family currently lives in the Milan Condominium (F) located at 300 E 55th St. in the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan. The Waldorf apartment (B) is located at 1136 5th Avenue. The House of the Archibald family (E) stands at 4 East 74th Street in the Upper East Side. The loft where the Humphreys live is located on the Washington Street and Plymouth Street (I) in Brooklyn

Eleanor Waldorfs boutique is Rubin Chapelle (H), located at 410 W 14th St. between Ninth Avenue and Tenth Avenue.

Merchandise[Edit]Edit

DVDs[Edit]Edit

Name Date Edition
Region 1 Region 2
Gossip Girl-season 1 19 August2008 18 August2008
Gossip Girl-season 2 18 August2009 28 september2009
Gossip Girl-season 3 24 August2010 23 August2010
Gossip Girl-season 4 23 August2011 15 August2011
Gossip Girl-season 5 25 september2012 3 september2012
Gossip Girl-season 6 12 February2013 18 February2013

Clothing Line[Edit]Edit

In 2009 Anna Sui created a clothing line inspired by Gossip Girl. On 16 september 2011, it was announced that Warner Bros. and the brand Romeo & Juliet Coutoure have teamed up to Gossip Girls official clothing line together, inspired by the stars Serena van der Woodsen and Blair Waldorf. The launch of clothing line took place on 26th september 2011, the same day as the premiere of the fifth season.

Welcome[Edit]Edit

Awards and nominations[Edit]Edit

Year Price Category Nominated (n) Rash
2008 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Show Drama won
Choice TV Breakout Show
Choice TV Actress Drama Blake Lively
Choice TV Breakout Female Blake Lively
Choice TV Breakout Male Chace Crawford
Choice TV Villain Ed Westwick
Choice TV Actress Drama Leighton Meester nominated
Choice TV Actor Drama Chace Crawford
Penn Badgley
Choice TV Breakout Female Leighton Meester
Taylor Momsen
Choice TV Breakout Male Ed Westwick
People's Choice Award Favorite New TV Drama nominated
2009 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Show Drama won
Choice TV Actor Drama Chace Crawford
Choice TV Actress Drama Leighton Meester
Choice TV Villain Ed Westwick
Choice Music Soundtrack nominated
Choice TV Actor Drama Penn Badgley
Choice TV Actress Drama Blake Lively
Choice TV Parental Unit Matthew Settle
2010 People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama Actress Blake Lively nominated
Favorite TV Obsession
Teen Choice Award Choice TV Show Drama won
Choice TV Actress Drama Leighton Meester
Choice TV Actor Drama Chace Crawford
Choice Female Scene Stealer Hilary Duff
Choice TV Actress Drama Blake Lively nominated
Choice TV Actor Drama Penn Badgley
Choice TV Villain Ed Westwick
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Show Drama won
Choice TV Actor Drama Chace Crawford
Choice TV Actress Drama Blake Lively
Choice TV Actor Drama Penn Badgley nominated
Choice TV Villain Ed Westwick
People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama nominated
2012 Teen Choice Award Choice Television Drama Show nominated
Choice Television Actor Drama Penn Badgley
Ed Westwick
Choice Television Actress Drama Leighton Meester
Choice Television Villain Michelle Trachtenberg
People's Choice Award Favorite TV Drama Actress Blake Lively nominated
2013 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Show Drama nominated
Choice TV Actress Drama Blake Lively
Choice TV Actor Drama Penn Badgley
People's Choice Award Favorite Network TV Drama nominated

American ratings[Edit]Edit

The premiere of the series was watched by 3.50 million viewers, of which 1.6 million between the ages of 18-49 years. The show got the best audience thanks to America's Next Top Model, thereby ended the season with 3 million viewers. The second season premiered with 3.43 million viewers, and ended with 2.23 million viewers. The third season premiered with 2.55 million viewers, and ended with 1.96 million viewers. The fourth season premiered with 1.83 million viewers, of which 1 million between the ages of 18-49 years. Aflerving 4.04 scored with 2.8 million viewers high, 1.7 million viewers between 18-34 years, and 1.1 million viewers between the ages of 18-49 years. The fourth season ended with 1.36 million viewers. The fifth season premiered with 1.37 million viewers, and ended up with 1.44 million viewers. Despite this, remained throughout season 5 the ratings decrease. Season 6 premiered with 0.78 million viewers, making it not only the least watched season of the series, but also the least watched episode in all the time duration of the series. The subsequent episode saw a drop to 0.76 million viewers. The last episode of the series was watched by 1.55 million viewers, the highest viewed episode since season 4.

Season Time slot Season premiere Last episode TV season Rank U.S. ratings

(in millions)

Rating

(adults 18-49)

1 Wednesday 9/8 c

Monday 8/7 c

september 19, 2007 19 May 2008 2007 – 08 # 196[12] 2.35[12] 1.2[13]
2 Monday 8/7 c september 1, 2008 May 18, 2009 2008 – 09 # 168[14] 2.48[14] 1.4[13]
3 Monday 9/8 c september 14, 2009 May 17, 2010 2009 – 10 # 135[15] 2.02[15] 1.1[15]
4 13 september 2010 16 May 2011 2010 – 11 # 139[16] 1.64[17] 0.8[18]
5 Monday 8/7 c 26 september 2011 14 may 2012 2011 – 12 # 188[19] 1.18[20] 0.6[20]
6 Monday 9/8 c 8 October 2012 17 december 2012 2012 – 13 140[21] 0.90[22] 0.5[22]

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