The original Gossip Girl TV Show was rebooted with 2 seasons, season 2 being the latest. Gossip Girl was a beautifully crafted series, with many installments that made it even more fascinating to watch.
Today, we are breaking down the Gossip Girl series as a whole, starting with foundations, and moving on to whether there will be additions to the franchise or not. Let’s start with the Introduction.
The Gossip Girl: Is the Serial Worth Watching?
Gossip Girl is a drama that tells the daily life of a bunch of privileged teenage students from stalkers’ perspectives. Gossip Girl herself narrates the story, as she takes charge of revealing their truest self by uploading their private matters and everything on her blog.
The plot is the same for both the original and rebooted shows. The story and the characters are different. In the rebooted show, after the shutdown of the old website, a new one emerges, and the new rich students become the victims of stalking by Gossip Girl.
Anything Gossip Girl posts influences the students heavily. which makes the story more crispy because in stress they often make incorrect judgments, leading them to reveal even more of their secrets.
Gossip Girl explores multiple themes, such as friendship, love, betrayal and sacrifices one has to make to keep the other one smiling.
If you wondering whether the show is worth watching or it’s just another poor show? You can find that out by watching The Gossip Girl yourself.
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Why Was Gossip Girl So Famous? (Specially Season 2)
Gossip Girl original novel by Cecily von Ziegesar inspires the directors to create something even more intriguing. It became famous because it depicts the story of upper-class adolescents in their rebellious phase, who are struggling to live a normal life despite having never-ending wealth.
The show has a talented cast of renowned individuals, who are now playing major roles in the finest movies coming out.
Gossip Girl also has a loyal fanbase, the people who grew up watching the original TV show, nonetheless watched the rebooted series with the same excitement. To this date, thousands of fans have escalated to be a part of the Gossip Girl fanbase.
The show became so popular that alternative versions from different countries and languages were made, with the same concept.
Is The New Gossip Girl Related to The Old?
The Gossip Girl started airing in 2007 and concluded by the year 2012, running for 6 years consistently.
Both old and new Gossip Girl shows take place in the same universe and the schools are the same too. The character cast is new, with people of different natures.
Although there is no apparent connection between the two shows, “Gossip Girl 2021” is more of a refined version of “Gossip Girl Original”.
Will there be a Season 3 of Gossip Girl?
The Rebooted Gossip Girl at present has 2 seasons, both airing back to back. The latest release from The Gossip Girl is the last episode of season 2, which came on January 26, 2023. That is the last time we don’t have any updates now. Since the last 9 months show’s fans have become more and more impatient.
Unfortunately, the Gossip Girl Reboot is over for good. There won’t be a season 3 of Gossip Girl, the show’s developer announced this sad news on his Instagram handle.
Why was Gossip Girl 2021 Canceled?
The show started well, with the first season securing an overall rating higher than what is considered average, but as it moved on to the second season, it dropped nearly half the viewers.
The fans were not happy about what the Gossip Girl reboot was offering them. The fans expected more, but the Gossip Girl reboot didn’t meet their expectations of having the same publicity and pleasure as the Gossip Girl original. Eventually, it led to HBO Max and Gossip Girl departing, once and for all.
On his Instagram, Joshua Safran, the show’s director, said he doesn’t have a home for the show anymore. The fans might have to wait for quite a time because we won’t get another sequel, anytime soon.
Joshua Safran also hints about the continuation of Gossip Girl, that is if he gets an offer from another company that could compete against HBO. This is unlikely, but let’s wish for the best for Joshua Safran and Gossip Girl Reboot.
If you are very much hit by the news of the cancelation of Gossip Girl, you can rewatch the old one just to fill in the void. But if you were to know anything about the series feel free to comment on it, it would also help your fellow Gossip Girl fanboys and fangirls.
How Many Seasons Of Gossip Girl Are There?
The original serial Gossip Girl had 6 seasons in total, with an average of about 20 episodes per season, in
The rebooted version of Gossip Girl only has 2 seasons, as already mentioned above. These two seasons in episodes are equivalent to 22, the first season had 12 episodes while the second season only had 10.
In terms of presentation and setting, the Reboot version is probably clear from the original. While the original has a cast that just runs the whole series.
Where to Watch Gossip Girl (2021 TV Series)
People living in the United States can watch the series on HBO Max, but you can’t experience it on websites like Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, they don’t have any rights to stream it.
Amazon UK is one of the best streaming services for the UK locals. Lucky for you, the Gossip Girl is available there too. BBC iPlayer is another great option for people living in the UK or Europe as a whole.
The people who love using Netflix, and despise using any other streaming services, can stream the Gossip Girl original. They don’t have a license or any rights to stream the new series.
If none of the above-mentioned streaming platforms work in your country. you can comment below, we will guide you.
Conclusion: Gossip Girl Season 2
Gossip Girl is a diverse TV Show, not because it has different alternative versions or it has the best narrative, we as the fans love it for pampering us with its rich relatable themes. Gossip Girl showcases friendship, and love in different forms and anxiety behind little things. The reboot series’ season 3 is not airing anytime. For most, the developer has announced the reason for dropping the TV Show.
We could say, the whole franchise is now over. It won’t be coming back unless there is another rebooted version or animated show of it.
What are your thoughts on Gossip Girl Reboot? How do you feel about the cancellation of Season 3? Do you think Gossip Girl deserves the third season? We answered all these questions already, it’s your turn to reveal your thoughts. Comment down in the comment section.
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