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Arts and Entertainment

AFI Names Movies & TV Shows of 2011: A Year of "Bridesmaids" and "Breaking Bad"

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You may still be compiling your list of the best in film and television of this year, but the American Film Institute has just released their selection of what they're hailing as the 10 best movies and television programs of 2011.

The film honorees are: "Bridesmaids,'' "The Descendants,'' "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,'' "The Help,'' "Hugo,'' "J. Edgar,'' "Midnight in Paris,'' "Moneyball,'' "The Tree of Life'' and "War Horse.'' Special awards were given to "The Artist" and the "Harry Potter" series, as well.

The television picks are: "Breaking Bad,'' "Boardwalk Empire," "Game of Thrones," "The Good Wife," "Homeland," "Justified," "Louie," "Modern Family," and "Parks and Recreation."

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How do you think AFI did with making their year-end lists? Did your favorites make the cut?

A luncheon will be held on January 13, 2012, to honor the teams behind the selected films and shows.