a one to two sentence synopsis of a program, script, screenplay, or book, often used to sell the work to a producer or publisher: We've got to make sure the logline is perfect when we go pitch this idea.
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Attempts at reducing Red Band Society to a simple branding or logline have typically called it Fault in Our Stars meets Glee.‘Red Band Society’ Is Really Freaking Sad (And May Be TV’s Best New Drama) | Kevin Fallon | September 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
logline: In modern day Manhattan, Sherlock Holmes solves crimes with his sober companion, Dr. Joan Watson.
logline: A recent divorcée, with a daughter in tow, must move in with her kooky and sexually adventurous parents.
logline: A young New-Jersey-born lawyer competes with her wealthier colleagues at a white-shoe Manhattan law firm.
logline: A perpetual screw-up returns to his dysfunctional clan, the First Family of the United States.