Season 4 Episode 17 episode 17

Gossip Girl Season 4 Episode 17 "Empire of the Son" Guide

Earlier today we have posted some very brief spoilers on Gossip Girl season 4 episode 17 "Empire of the Son", but now have the full episode guide with a lot more spoilers for you. Enjoy!


  • Ben’s (guest star David Call) mother (guest star Marsha Dietlein Bennett) comes to town, forcing issues to the surface between Ben and Serena.
  • Russell Thorpe (guest star Michael Boatman) is determined to destroy Chuck’s (Ed Westwick) family legacy, but he risks alienating his daughter, Raina (guest star Tika Sumpter), in the process.
  • Billy Baldwin returns as William van der Woodsen, Lily’s ex-husband and Serena and Eric’s father.