The remaining six episodes of the first season will premiere in November
HBO Max announced the renewal of GOSSIP GIRL for a second season. The first six episodes of the series are now available on the platform. The remaining six episodes of the first season will premiere in November.
Developed by Safran, writer and executive producer of the original series, this extension of the pop culture classic takes us back to the Upper East Side, where we find a new generation of teenagers from a private school in New York who are subjected to social surveillance, nine years after the blogger's original website disappeared.
GOSSIP GIRL explores how much social media - and the New York landscape itself - have changed in these years. The series is based on Cecily von Ziegesar's best-selling novels and the original show, developed by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, who are executive producers of the new series.
The first season stars Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak, and Savannah Lee Smith with Todd Almond, Adam Chanler-Berat, Johnathan Fernandez and Jason Gotay.
GOSSIP GIRL recorded a record viewership on its first weekend on the platform and also managed to be trending number 1 on Twitter.
The series had 15 billion total impressions upon launch and garnered around 5.2 billion impressions on content inspired by the series through the social network TikTok.
GOSSIP GIRL is produced by Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios.
The series is written, produced and developed by Joshua Safran of Random Acts. Also executive producers are Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of Fake Empire, Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo of Alloy Entertainment. Fake Empire's Lis Rowinski is serving as co-executive producer.