The first season of "Survivor" came to a close and the network TV landscape was never again the same. Reality TV programming was off and running, with over 50 million viewers tuning into watch Richard Hatch beat Kelly Wiglesworth for the prize. Oh, the other shows you hast spawned, CBS.
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