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'Gossip Girl' Synopsis and Essential Information


'Gossip Girl' Synopsis and Essential Information
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Series Premiere:

September 19, 2007

When is it on?:

Monday nights at 9pm EST on the CW (check local listings). The series is also available to watch online at The CW's website.

Where is it filmed?:

The entire series is set in the city that never sleeps - New York City!

Based On:

The young-adult novels by Cecily von Ziegesar.

'Gossip Girl' Cast:

  • Blake Lively as Serena Van Der Woodsen
  • Leighton Meester as Blair
  • Connor Paolo as Eric
  • Chace Crawford as Nate
  • Ed Westwick as Chuck
  • Penn Badgley as Dan
  • Taylor Momsen as Jenny
  • Kelly Rutherford as Lily
  • Sam Robards as Howie "The Captain" Archibald
  • Kristin Bell as the Narrator


  • The series caused quite a stir when they began a steamy ad campaign back in 2008 featuring the main charaters in the throws of passion with the words, "OMFG" blazed as the headline.
  • Music is extremely important to the series and can even be considered its own character at times. (Get a list of the music from each episode)
  • The name of each episode is a wordplay of a movie title.


'Gossip Girl' Synopsis:

From the brilliant minds that brought us The O.C. comes a fun drama about wealthy teens living in New York City. They may live privileged lives, but someone amongst their group is always busy blogging about their dirty little secrets - the problem is they don't know who has been betraying them.
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