Howard Stern says NBC exec reprimanded him for Jay Leno dig

Radio/TV personality Howard Stern speaks during an "America's Got Talent" news conference in New YorkLOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Howard Stern might be part of the NBC family with his "America's Got Talent" judging gig, but he certainly seems to be the black sheep among his new relatives. Stern claimed on his radio show last Tuesday that an NBC executive made a "threatening kind of comment" to Stern after he blasted NBC late-night host Jay Leno as a "spineless maggot." Stern slammed Leno last Monday on his show, following reports that Leno had taken a pay cut to save staffers' jobs after 20 employees were laid off from "The Tonight Show. …