Directed by: Jon Favreau (yeah, the director of Iron Man)
Produced by: J. J. Abrams (producer of everything cool this decade)
Written by: Eric Kripke (writer of Supernatural)
Holy schmolly, what else do you need?
Update: Well, there is another point of view, after watching the pilot, comes from Pajiba. You can check it here: http://www.pajiba.com/tv_reviews/should-you-give-jj-abrams-new-postapocalyptic-drama-revolution-a-chance.php
Trailer also kind of felt that way but still wanted to believe in something greater… As humans do.