Mood: still upbeat for a Chuck renewal!
Well, it's day five and there's some news on the periphery that kind of, maybe, has a little bit to do with Chuck. Nikki Finke reported that she heard that CW decided not to pick up the Gossip Girl spinoff, Lilly, before the backdoor pilot airs next Monday.
Some of you might be thinking, "WTF!? Gossip Girl?! Lilly!?? What does that have to do with Chuck!?" Gossip Girl showrunner Josh Schwartz also happens to be the showrunner and co-creator of...Chuck. Jennifer Godwin over at Watch With Kristin reports the Gossip Girl spinoff might not be dead yet, though it still sounded kind of dead.
Chuck fans probably don't want Schwartz stretched too thin anyway.
Here's a CNN.com interview with Chuck's Zac Levi and Josh Gomez (thanks to reader Wendy for the link):