Mondays, 10 p.m. on NBC
Clearly these gloomy times have creative types thinking about the end of the world as we know it because we've seen a bunch of apocalyptical-type shows recently from "Terra Nova" to "Jericho" to "Walking Dead" and "Falling Skies."
Add "Revolution" to that pile. The ambitious drama opens with the loss of not just electricity, but all power -- there are not only no lights, no cellphones, no computers, planes fall out of the sky. In short, modern technology is useless. Fifteen years after the blackout, big cities are no more and America is a series of agrarian towns ruled over by a ruthless militia.