Michael Idato

Michael Idato is a Senior Writer based in Los Angeles for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Ioan Gruffudd is a rich and robust piece of casting.

ABC's new crime show Harrow loaded with pedigree

Harrow has a lot of ambition and manages, in a rare and surprising way, to reassemble the familiar elements of the genre to make the series fresh and the format invisible, pushing great performances from the cast to the front and centre.

Matt Czuchry as Dr Conrad Hawkins in <i>The Resident</i>.

Swift change of profession

Like The Good Wife, The Resident takes the genre in which it lives very seriously, says actor Matt Czuchry.