MONDAY, JANUARY 5
"GOSSIP GIRL" � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"In The Realm of the Basses" (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)
UNCLE JACK BASS (GUEST STAR DESMOND HARRINGTON, "DEXTER") ARRIVES ON THE SCENE � With Chuck (Ed Westwick) MIA since his father's funeral, Uncle Jack (Harrington) arrives on the Upper East Side to help Chuck pick up the messy pieces, but first he has to find him. Trying her best to forget her last painful exchange with Chuck, Blair (Leighton Meester) focuses her attention on being accepted into the most prestigious ladies club in the city, Colony Club. Jenny (Taylor Momsen) returns to Constance Billard and immediately takes on Penelope (guest star Amanda Setton) and her posse of mean girls, but no one is going down without a valiant Gossip Girl-worthy fight. Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Kelly Rutherford and Matthew Settle also star. Tony Wharmby directed the episode written by John Stephens (#214).