Jay Leno could face disciplinary action from WGA  

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Leno, a member of the guild, met Thursday with WGA West President Patric Verrone to discuss his decision to pen his opening segment.

During the meeting, Leno was told that "writing for 'The Tonight Show' constitutes a violation of the [WGA] strike rules,' the WGA said in a statement.
NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" and ABC's

"Jimmy Kimmel Live" also returned this week without their writers, but the hosts of those shows -- also WGA members -- have not openly defied the union's restrictions about writing during the strike.
"[Leno] was pretty flagrant in saying he wrote his monologue," said Sherry Goldman, a spokeswoman for WGA East. "The other hosts ... found a way around it."
The WGA worked out a deal last week with Worldwide Pants, the production company of CBS's

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