It’s Official: Gossip Girl Season 6 Is Getting Only 10 Episodes!
Sigh, it's a troubling day to be an Upper East Sider. Not only is Bergdorf's way overcrowded this summer, we've just learned the official episode count for our favorite show’s shortened final season. That's right, Gossip Girl will return for its sixth year with just 10 episodes!
While initial speculation had put the episode count at anywhere between 10 and 13 episodes, it looks like we’re only going to get 10 this year, and no more. The silver-lining? GG fans are in for a retrospective finale special (think One Tree Hill), which promises to be just as good as it sounds! “I’m a big believer in retrospectives and a big believer in allowing the audience to say farewell to their shows,” The CW's president, Mark Pedowitz, says via TV Line. “It’s important for us on this side of the fence to give a satisfactory ending.”
One Tree Hill's famous finale featured talking-head segments, and Mark assures us that we can also expect them during Gossip Girl's finale. “It would not be as good of a retrospective special [without them], would it?” he teased.
Talk about bittersweet news! Gossip Girl's final season is about 10 episodes too short as far as we're concerned, but we can't wait for the jaw-dropping finale!