"Bad News Blair" was named after the 1976 movie The Bad News Bears.
The narrator is Gossip Girl, voiced by actress Kristen Bell.
She begins the recap with the sentence, "Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite," and ends the recap with whispered voices saying "Where has she been? XOXO, Gossip Girl." During each episode, there is always a social event taking place, whether small or large.
As of October 2006, Schwartz was working on the pilot. I read it, and I knew I was sort of old to play any of the kids.
I called Dawn Ostroff -- who was the head of The CW at the time -- and said, 'Hey, I did so much narration on Veronica Mars, can I narrate this show?
" and "Serena." Then, the voice of Gossip Girl says, "And who am I? Joshua Safran explained, "We structure it [the show] so that every week, the episode leads to an event.
I feel like it is much like a procedural." "The Serena Also Rises" was titled after novel The Sun Also Rises.
Savage explained their choice to film there, "There's no New York City on TV, or there wasn't when we started making the pilot, except what you could see in the background behind the dead bodies on cop shows.
We've never seen the city from the point of view of teenagers.
Narrated by the omniscient blogger "Gossip Girl," voiced by Kristen Bell, the series revolves around the fictional lives of privileged upper-class adolescents living in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
The series begins with the return of Upper East Side teenage "it" girl Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) from a "mysterious absence." Gossip Girl reveals that Serena has been away at boarding school in Cornwall, Connecticut, she also happens to be the childhood "best friend" and occasional rival of Serena van der Woodsen.
The fifth-season episode "The Big Sleep No More" was named for the film The Big Sleep and the New York-based production Sleep No More.