An all-new episode of TV's most overhyped hottest show, Gossip Girl, airs tonight, and as you may have heard, Tyra Banks and Hilary Duff will be appearing.

All told, it could have been a lot worse, but also better. Here's the rundown on the episode a little early if you simply can't wait for this must-see CW event:

Posted in: Hilary Duff

Here it is, the moment you've all been waiting for: Hilary Duff joins the cast of Gossip Girl! She looks kinda like ... Hilary Duff, only on Gossip Girl.

Duff's character, Olivia, is a movie star trying to live the typical college life. Assigned to be Vanessa's (Jessica Szohr) roommate at NYU - their dorm room is the setting of the photo below - Olivia gets to know Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley).

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In the upcoming season of Gossip Girl, Ed Westwick's infamous character, Chuck Bass, will be kissing someone other than Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester).

That's not a huge surprise for a character who was once given his own CW promo set to Britney Spears' song "Womanizer." The shocker is who he kisses.

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As advertised, Hilary Duff is coming to Gossip Girl in the teen drama's new season, and the singer-actress was spotted on the New York City set Monday afternoon.

The Duffster is set to play a famous film star named Olivia who ends up studying at NYU with some other characters (Dan, Blair, Vanessa, Georgina, Scott, etc).

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Is the Upper East Side ready for more star power? We'll find out as Hilary Duff is coming to Gossip Girl for a guest role this fall, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The actress-designer-pop singer will play Olivia Burke, a movie star (typecasting lives) who enrolls at NYU in search of the traditional college experience.

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Despite barely scraping together three million viewers a week, Gossip Girl has become arguably the most talked-about, culturally relevant series on television.

It's also going to have about three million sets of parents up in arms and shaking their heads once this round of photos from Rolling Stone starts circulating.

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Guess which wildly overhyped CW show about the scandalous lives of Manhattan's young and elite is now supposedly getting the obligatory reality TV treatment?

Bravo is in production on a real-life Gossip Girl - a reality series about private school kids in N.Y. City. The folks behind Tim Gunn's Guide to Style will produce it.

Posted in: Reality TV