Spotted: The finish line.
The CW has renewed Gossip Girl for a sixth and final season of 11 episodes, TVLine has learned.
What’s more, showrunner Stephanie Savage — who developed the show with Josh Schwartz — has promoted Co-EP Sara Goodman to exec producer, replacing Smash-bound Josh Safran.
Gossip Girl joins fellow returning CW dramas Supernatural, Hart of Dixie, The Vampire Diaries, 90210 andNikita.
TVLine’s 2012 Renewal Scorecard has been updated with the news.