The premise of the show seems to be that for some reason, the world has lost the ability to have electricity, and possibly all modern conveniences. Except for make-up and hair-care product. This is NBC, after all.
I won't go into too much of what I think looks a little dippy from the commercial, but it was already enough to tell me I wasn't all that interested in the usual network attempt at sci-fi that always feels like a frat-dude trying to put together a sci-fi idea from the bits and pieces they liked on some other show, but, you know, where the chicks aren't all weird or dogs or nuthin' and we're not going to make it all lame. Oh, and the new lantern-jawed lead is now the all-purpose 20-something-haunted-girl-Mary Sue. Check and check.
What struck me as a sign of failure (and this is based on a show I haven't seen and don't really understand the premise) was that, to try to earn some sign of how bad things have become in the wake of us having to live like it's 1915 or so again, the commercial shows Wrigley Field has become barricaded by trees and overgrowth, with vines crawling up the front of the building.
|their sci-fi premise is, of course, that the The Cubs could get into the playoffs this year|
Here's the thing: No.