Here is everything we know about Gossip Girl Season 2. Continue reading to find out more.
Eight years after the original website went dark, a new generation of New York private school teenagers is introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. Consequently, we are aware that the audience is eager to find out what happens next and has been patiently waiting for some new information regarding the state of the upcoming season. We hope you remember what Kate said in the last season, quote, “The sad thing about this world is that people like us have to constantly prove we belong.” Moreover, the show saw record viewership over its first weekend on the platform and also took over Twitter as the No. 1 trending spot.
The series had 15 billion total social impressions at launch and the series gained around 5.2 billion impressions from content inspired by the series on TikTok. If you are one of them, then you have reached the right place to know everything relating to the upcoming season. Fans are anticipating the new releases that will be available this month, as only a few days are left. Unfortunately, it has been brought to our attention that the show is not included in the list for November releases.
Here is everything you need to know about HBO Max’s Gossip Girl Season 2.
Gossip Girl Season 2: When will it release on HBO Max?
Yes, Gossip Girl Season 2 will definitely return to your screen, but just not this month. The show was renewed for a second season by HBO Max. But the wait is not much longer as the brand new season will officially premiere next month on December 1, 2022. It is reported to premiere on a weekly basis on Thursdays at 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET), at the same premiere time just like the prior season on the streaming service.
In order to receive updates on when Gossip Girl Season 2 premieres on HBO Max, interested viewers can also enable notifications. The official Twitter handle of the show also confirmed the news among its followers by posting a short clip from the teaser, quoting, “You know I can’t resist a good old-fashioned rivalry. #GossipGirl returns Dec 1 on @HBOMax.” Take a look at the official post below:
You know I can't resist a good old-fashioned rivalry. #GossipGirl returns Dec 1 on @HBOMax. pic.twitter.com/UXbljzTutL
— Gossip Girl (@gossipgirl) November 10, 2022
Gossip Girl Season 2 Plot and Official Trailer
The official description for the new season states, “It’s the second semester of Junior year, and Gossip Girl is leaving no stone unturned in her effort to control the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite. She’s learned a thing or two from her first go-round – namely what her audience wants, they shall get. It’s time for her to turn the heat up on what’s been simmering. Old enemies, new allies, constantly shifting sands – this semester, there can only be one queen, and by the end of the school year, everyone will know where the bodies are buried, and just who was holding the shovel.” Take a look at the official trailer below:
Gossip Girl Season 2 Cast and Crew
The main cast members from the first seasons are expected to reprise their roles in the new season which are as follows: Jordan Alexander as Julien Calloway, Whitney Peak as Zoya Lott, Tavi Gevinson as Kate Keller, Eli Brown as Otto “Obie” Bergmann IV, Thomas Doherty as Max Wolfe, Emily Alyn Lind as Audrey Hope, Evan Mock as Akeno “Aki” Menzies, Johnathan Fernandez as Nick Lott, Adam Chanler-Berat as Jordan Glassberg, Zión Moreno as Luna La, Savannah Lee Smith as Monet de Haan, Jason Gotay as Rafa Caparros, Todd Almond as Gideon Wolfe, Laura Benanti as Kiki Hope, and Grace Duah as Shan Barnes. The series is narrated by Kristen Bell as the voice of “Gossip Girl,” an online anonymous figure, reprising her role from the 2007 series.
Developed by showrunner Joshua Safran, a writer and executive producer on the original series, the new series is based on the bestselling novels by Cecily von Ziegesar and the original show, developed by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Gossip Girl is produced by Fake Empire and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Studios. The series is written, executive produced and developed by Safran of Random Acts. Executive producers also include Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage of Fake Empire, and Leslie Morgenstein and Gina Girolamo of Alloy Entertainment. Lis Rowinski of Fake Empire serves as co-executive producer.
Gossip Girl Season 2 Episodes and Streaming Options
Although the exact number of episodes for Gossip Girl Season 2 has yet to be released. We may expect at least 12 episodes with a runtime of 56 to 60 minutes, just like the prior season. The number of episodes may vary, which is ultimately dependent on the theme that the show intends to convey to the audience. We would like to highlight that it seems highly unlikely that the show will not be consistent in terms of its episode count. So, we suggest the viewers be patient and follow the social media handles of the show to stay up-to-date on the latest details. On the other hand, check out the information on the first two episodes below:
- Season 2 Episode 1: Deb Brawl in a Blue Dress – December 1, 2022
- Season 2 Episode 2: Guess Who’s Coming at Dinner – TBA
The series will air on HBO in the United States and will be available to stream in 4K resolution on HBO Max as it is an exclusive series developed for the digital streaming platform. Moreover, membership on the platform costs $10 per month for the ad-supported plan and $15 per month for the ad-free option. The viewers can choose the membership plan according to their preferences and stream the vast catalog that HBO Max has to offer its users, with TV shows and movies ranging across different genres. The series is available to watch in Asia via HBO Go. The series is available on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the UK. For Canada, it’s owned by Crave. In Belgium, the series was released on Streamz, and in India, the show is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
Gossip Girl Season 1: A Quick Recap
The series is based on the bestselling novels by Cecily von Ziegesar and the original show, developed by Josh Schwartz & Stephanie Savage, which ran from 2007 – 2012 on The CW. This extension of the pop culture classic takes us back to the Upper East Side finding a new generation of New York private school teens being introduced to social surveillance nine years after the original blogger’s website went dark. Gossip Girl explores just how many social media – and the landscape of New York itself – has changed in the intervening years. Take a look at the official trailer for the first season below:
Catch up on the previous season before Gossip Girl Season 2 premieres on HBO Max.