'Utopia,' Fox's $50 million show premieres

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'Utopia' Season Premiere: Will The New Social Experiment Be A Hit Or Miss?

"Utopia" premiered on September 7th, and it's already obvious that things may not be, well, perfect.

"Utopia" takes 15 strangers and separates them from the world for a full year. Those strangers will then come together to try to make a perfect a society. The twist? They all have completely different views on what the perfect Utopia should be, and viewers will be able to vote players out, while other players will come in over the course of the year.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: (L-R) TV personalities Akchtonin, Jen, Jeremy, and Emma, and producers Conrad Green and Executive Vice President of Alternative Entertainment at FOX Simon Andreae speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: TV personality Emma speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: TV personality Jen speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: Producer Conrad Green speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: TV personality Jeremy speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 20: TV personality Jeremy speaks onstage at the 'Utopia' panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Potential Pioneer Jeremy speaks on stage during the "Utopia" panel at the The FOX 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
From left, Potential Pioneers Akchtonin, Jen, Jeremy and Emma speak on stage with Executive Producer Conrad Green and Executive Vice President, Alternative Entertainment, FOX Simon Andreae during the "Utopia" panel at the The FOX 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Executive Producer Conrad Green, left, and Executive Vice President, Alternative Entertainment, FOX Simon Andreae speak on stage during the "Utopia" panel at the The FOX 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Potential Pioneer Akchtonin speaks on stage during the "Utopia" panel at the The FOX 2014 Summer TCA held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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There'll be 130 cameras everywhere to pick up all of the action for the audience who'll also be able to access a live feed at any point, similar to the popular CBS show "Big Brother."

As International Business Times notes, the group started with two cows, chickens, one barn, 5 acres of land, a lake, a telephone and $5,000 to spend on their Utopia.

Before the show had even aired its first episode, it was making waves with news that it's costing Fox $50 million to produce it and has already 1 million online streaming views according to Entertainment Weekly.

Luckily for Fox, critics are seeing the potential in the new show.

"We're not sure if we actually enjoy the show ... or if it is just such a car crash that you cannot turn away from it. In the end, though, this is just the premiere. There's still a long ways to go before we know if this experiment really works."

As for fans on Twitter, they seem to be less optimistic, one fan saying their Utopia would be a world without the show "Utopia."

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