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Gossip Girl Renewed For Shortened Final Season, Sara Goodman to Succeed Josh Safran as EP

Gossip Girl RenewedSpotted: The finish line.

The CW has renewed Gossip Girl for a sixth and final season of 11 episodes, TVLine has learned.

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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 and Nikita.

TVLine’s 2012 Renewal Scorecard has been updated with the news.