HBO Max Sets July Premiere Date for 'Gossip Girl' Reboot

HBO Max's Gossip Girl
HBO Max's 'Gossip Girl' debuts July 8 (Image credit: HBO Max)

HBO Max has offered a first-look trailer for its upcoming series Gossip Girl, set to debut July 8.

The series, a reboot of the CW series that ran from 2007-2012, follows a new generation of New York private school teens being introduced to social surveillance nine years after the original blogger’s website went dark, according to the streaming service. 

The series stars Jordan Alexander, Eli Brown, Thomas Doherty, Tavi Gevinson, Emily Alyn Lind, Evan Mock, Zion Moreno, Whitney Peak and Savannah Lee Smith.

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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.