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03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Leno Faces WGA Action Over Monologues

The restrictions that the striking Writers Guild of America has placed on late-night television hosts to keep them from writing material for their shows continued to have no impact on the leading late-night star, Jay Leno, who planned once again to write and perform a comedy monologue for NBC's "Tonight Show" Friday night.

A spokeswoman said Friday that the guild would definitely take some action against Mr. Leno, who is a member.

"The answer is, he is not getting a pass," said Sherry Goldman, a spokeswoman for the Writers Guild of America East. She said that the action to be taken had not yet been specified.

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