Also being recognized for the first time by the AFI are Louie, The Good Wife and Justified. Repeat honorees include Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad and Modern Family.
The AFI will fete the honorees at an invite-only luncheon on Jan. 13 in Los Angeles.
The complete list of 2011 selections is below:
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Game of Thrones
The Good Wife
Parks and Recreation
What do you think of the AFI’s picks? Which snubbed shows should be demanding a recount?