Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick in Gossip GirlThe sixth and final season of Gossip Girl begins airing next Monday, 8th October, in the US on The CW, bringing to an end one of the network’s most popular programmes with ten last ever episodes.

It’s the end of an era, for a programme that has launched the careers of its leading stars, Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Ed Westwick, Chace Crawford, and Taylor Momsen (last seen on the show back in season 4).

With the first episode airing a week today, we’ve got the first look images from the premiere, Gone Maybe Gone, and the second episode, High Infidelity.

They also give us our first look at new star, Sofia Black-D’Elia, who starred in the short-lived US remake of Skins.

Gossip Girl’s ten-episode, sixth and final season will be on the air on The CW on Monday nights, starting 8th October, at 9/8c. No word yet on when it will be airing on TV in the UK, but here’s to hoping it will be following shortly. For now, enjoy these excellent first-look images – the first 12 come from the season premiere, followed by seven from the second episode. As usual, you can click to enlarge.


And here is a rather steamy, somewhat unsuitable for work trailer preview for the new season. Enjoy.

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