Date: 14th September 2000

Hatch's $500,000 Book Deal Doesn't Hatch

Using tactics that appeared familiar to watchers of Survivor, winner Richard Hatch submitted a different book proposal to St. Martin's Press from the one that had been approved by CBS, the online entertainment site reported Wednesday.

As a result, the report said, St. Martin's has canceled its $500,000 book deal with Hatch. Meanwhile, CBS's own book about the series, released on Tuesday, was already the 14th most popular book in America after its first day of sales, according to

Source: Studio Briefing