MONDAY, July 18
"GOSSIP GIRL" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"It-Girl Happened One Night" (TV-14) (HDTV)
CHUCK FIGHTS TO SAVE BASS INDUSTRIES / MICHAEL BOATMAN ("SPIN CITY") & TIKA SUMPTER ("ONE LIFE TO LIVE") GUEST STAR - With Russell Thorpe (Boatman) poised for a takeover attempt of Bass Industries, Chuck (Ed Westwick) makes one last-ditch effort to save his family's company. Blair (Leighton Meester) is given a challenging assignment at W Magazine with the promise of a possible promotion. Serena (Blake Lively) struggles with her feelings for Ben (guest star David Call). Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Kelly Rutherford and Matthew Settle also star. Bart Wenrich directed the episode written by Alex McNally (#415).