NATPE: Jeff Gaspin shows off his sense of humor

In accepting the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award, NBC Universal Entertainment chief Jeff Gaspin showed that he’s still standing after the Conan O’Brien debacle, with his sense of humor intact. He quipped that he asked NATPE prexy Rick Feldman if the Tartikoff Awards ceremony could be pushed back a half-hour. “He got a little mad and it cost me $45 million.”

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