I saw part of it Sat. and couldn't get into it. Reality shows pick people based on personality conflict The Colony is no exception I got tired of hearing the handy mans wining, wile the engineers where thinking out of the box because he couldn’t understand what they where trying to do. If this where for real people would be to shell shocked after lousing friends and family, to be much use there would be a few who took charge until the others snapped out of it. Personality conflicts wouldn’t arise until later.
One mans view.
You cannot win a bet on the end of the world. You're either wrong and lose your money or you're right and can't collect your winnings.