Title: Empire of the Son
Air Date: February 28, 2011 at 9:00 PM PST
Ben's mother (guest star Marsha Dietlein Bennett) comes to town, forcing issues to the surface between Ben and Serena. Russell Thorpe (Michael Boatman) is determined to destroy Chuck's family legacy, but he risks alienating his daughter, Raina (Tika Sumpter), in the process. Billy Baldwin returns as William van der Woodsen, Lily’s ex-husband and Serena and Eric’s father. Read the full recap here.