Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun: Bad Blood Commissioned by WBD


Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) UK & Ireland has commissioned a new installment of its vs series, Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun: Bad Blood (w.t.), for discovery+.

The two-part docuseries will explore the feud between global pop superstar Taylor Swift and music industry mogul Scooter Braun, delving into the dispute that began when Braun bought the rights to Swift’s first six albums in 2019.

The two episodes will examine the opposing sides of the feud. One will explore Swift’s side that the sale was conducted without consulting her and that she has since been blocked from buying back her masters. The other will examine Braun’s allegations that Swift refused to negotiate and instead incited a public feud by pitting her fan base against him.

The series will explore the intricacies of music ownership, gender dynamics in they industry and the power of fan influence.

Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun: Bad Blood will premiere on discovery+ in June 2024. It is produced by Optomen.

“Taylor Swift’s dispute with Scooter Braun over the ownership of her music exploded into the mainstream, taking contract law from boardroom to social media and into public interest,” said Charlotte Reid, VP of commissioning, networks and streaming at WBD UK & Ireland. “It’s a high-profile, high-interest story that opened debate on fandom and dominated headlines, one which will resonate with our viewers who are highly engaged with access-led documentaries like vs, which continues to be a popular format on discovery+.”