CW Gossip Girl executive producers and creators plans to launch an episode in the form of a prequel, that will focus on Lily van der Woodesn (played by Kelly Rutherford) growing up in LA, the network confirmed.

The network has ordered a backdoor pilot to air on May 11 as Gossip episode.

There has been a lot of speculation about a 'Gossip Girl' spinoff, but we were adamant that it had to be the right time and the right idea, Josh Schwartz, one of the creator/executive producer said.