Hate to be the bearers of unhealthy information, Higher East Siders, however season two of HBO’s “Gossip Woman” revival will, sadly, be its final. Showrunner Joshua Safran made the announcement on Jan. 19, the identical day season two’s penultimate episode aired. “So here is the goss: it’s with the heaviest of hearts that I’ve to announce ‘Gossip Woman’ won’t be persevering with on HBO Max,” he wrote in an announcement shared on social media.
“The EPs and I’ll without end be grateful to the community and studio for his or her religion and help; the writers for his or her devious brains and dexterous expertise; the celebrity forged for being the best of collaborators and mates; and the crew for his or her onerous work, dedication and love for the venture,” he continued. “This was truthfully the best set I ever labored on, prime to backside. We’re presently searching for one other house, however on this local weather, that may show an uphill battle, and so if that is the top, no less than we went out on the best of highs. Thanks all for watching, and I hope you may tune into the finale subsequent Thursday to see the way it all comes collectively. xoxo”
“Gossip Woman” returned for its second season on Dec. 1, 2022, which featured a great deal of drama round Monet’s brief hostile takeover in addition to Aki, Audrey, and Max’s complicated poly relationship — to not point out Georgina Sparks’s grand return.
Again in December, Safran informed POPSUGAR he’d already begun stringing concepts collectively for an additional season. “We already know what we wish to do in season three,” he stated, “so hopefully [the reboot will] really feel much more like the unique [‘Gossip Girl’].” Talking of the OG “Gossip Woman,” Safran stated that the reboot’s season two finale resembles what OG followers are accustomed to from the CW collection, and it even shares some main plot factors surrounding its now-canceled season three.
“Principally, the season premiere of season three occurs on the finish of season two.”
“Effectively, I’ll say that within the custom of ‘Gossip Woman’ prior to now, season two resolves its storylines at a sure level within the finale, after which once you suppose it is over . . . mainly, the season premiere of season three occurs on the finish of season two,” he shared. “It is not simply 5 minutes, it is like a 25-minute season premiere. Loads of stuff occurs, greater than I believe has ever occurred in any ‘Gossip Woman’ episode, to the purpose the place when you watch the finale you may be like, ‘Oh, I see. There’s season three proper there.'”
Make amends for season two episodes of “Gossip Woman,” streaming now on HBO Max,” forward of the collection finale’s premiere on Jan. 26.