UK based Terry McDonough is widely recognised as one of the key directors behind cult hit US television series' Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. The character of Saul was originally cast by Terry after seeing the actor Bob Odenkirk on Saturday Night Live. Better Call Saul is a comedy-drama focusing on the life of small-time lawyer Saul Goodman six years before the events of Breaking Bad. Events during and after the original series of Breaking Bad are also explored.
Terry's breakthrough was becoming the key series director on Jimmy McGovern’s iconic and multi award winning series The Street for BBC1. In 2013 he directed the much anticipated and BAFTA nominated Mark Gatiss BBC drama An Adventure in Space and Time, set in 1963 - a love letter to the iconic British science-fiction series Doctor Who. 2014 saw Terry direct the NBC Pirate period drama “Crossbones” about Blackbeard starring John Malkovich, along with "Halt and Catch Fire" loosely based on the life of Steve Jobs.
Recently Terry shot four episodes for the Syfy channel's new hotly anticipated series "The Expanse" (based on the novels by James S A Corey), which was their biggest TV series to date with a budget of $100m. Terry has been well decorated for his work on the BBC’s The Street winning two Emmy’s, two BAFTA’s and three RTS awards.
2016 has seen Terry complete filming on one of the most hotly anticipated new series of the year, ITV's drama Cold Feet. The new series was extrememly well recieved by hardcore fans and critics alike.