Town gossip


He's still waiting alongside the show's fervent, Subway-eating fans to see whether NBC will pick up "Chuck." But even without it, Josh Schwartz is one of the busiest writer-producers in town. His CW hit "Gossip Girl" launches a possible spinoff (the 1980s-set "Lily") with Monday's episode, and his online series "Rockville, CA" is drawing viewers to Schwartz also is working on a script for Fox's "X-Men: First Class" as well as what could be his feature directorial debut, MGM's remake of "Bright Lights, Big City."