MONDAY, August 8
"GOSSIP GIRL" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"The Kids Stay in the Picture" (TV-14) (HDTV)
GOSSIP GIRL RETURNS WITH FIVE FABULOUS FINAL EPISODES FOR SEASON FOUR - As Lily (Kelly Rutherford) awaits the consequences of her decision, William van der Woodsen (guest star Billy Baldwin), CeCe (guest star Caroline Lagerfelt) and Lily's sister, Carol (guest star Sheila Kelley), come into town to support her and be part of a Taschen photo shoot on "modern royalty" in which the Rhodes family is participating. Unbeknownst to Carol, who has always chosen to keep her daughter Charlie (guest star Kaylee DeFer) far away from the Upper East Side, Charlie has followed her to New York to meet Serena (Blake Lively) and the rest of the family. Blair (Leighton Meester) has an epiphany about her future, and grapples with the knowledge of whom she's destined to be with. Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Jessica Szohr and Matthew Settle also star. J. Miller Tobin directed the episode written by Jessica Queller (#418).