There is one absolutely unbelievable thing about the premiere of "Believe" - the premiere episode of the NBC series was directed by Alfonso Cuaron, who just won a best-director Oscar for "Gravity."
And everything about "Believe" - including the directing - is kind of ... meh.
Cuaron and J.J. Abrams are among the executive producers of this series, which comes across as sort of a confusing adapatation of "Firestarter." It's about a young girl with amazing powers who, it seems, is being chased by the government.
Well, chased by somebody, anyway.
What, exactly, 10-year-old Bo's (Johnny Sequoyah) powers are is unclear in the first episode (Monday, 9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5). Even when we see them on display at the end of this hour.