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AFI Names the Top Ten TV Shows of 2012
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By TV Guide
Dec. 10, 2012 6:55 p.m.

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Homeland and Louie are among AFI's top ten TV shows of 2012, the organization announced Monday, along with its top 10 films of the year.
Other TV series honorees included American Horror Story: Asylum, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones, Girls, Mad Men and The Walking Dead. Only one network series - Modern Family - made the short list this year, and the list also included one TV movie - HBO's Game Change, about Sarah Palin's rise to political superstardom back in 2008.
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Among the film honorees: Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Dark Knight Rises, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Moonrise Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook. The upcoming films Django Unchained, Les Miserables and Zero Dark Thirty also made the cut.
What do you think of AFI's picks? What shows and movies do you think were snubbed? Sound off below!
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  • Moonrise Kingdom
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  • Beasts Of The Southern Wild
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  • American Horror Story: Asylum
  • Argo
  • Lincoln
  • Life Of Pi
  • Silver Linings Playbook
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