American Film Institute Names Top 10 Programs of 2011

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It's pretty much impossible to argue with any of these selections.

The American Film Institute named its top 10 programs of 2011 today, with a handful of TV Fanatic favorites making the list (they will be honored during a January 13 ceremony in Los Angeles). They are:

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  1. Breaking Bad
  2. Boardwalk Empire
  3. Curb Your Enthusiasm
  4. Game of Thrones
  5. The Good Wife
  6. Homeland
  7. Justified
  8. Louie
  9. Modern Family
  10. Parks and Recreation

** Starting tomorrow, I'll run down my own list of 2011's best shows. Spoiler alert: it will include a few of the programs cited here.

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