AFI Awards Name 10 Best Movies and TV Shows of 2017

Big Little Lies, Call Me by Your Name, Wonder Woman and Insecure are among this year's honorees

By Zach Johnson Dec 07, 2017 9:40 PMTags

Honorees for the 2017 AFI Awards were announced Wednesday afternoon. In addition to recognizing 10 groundbreaking movies, it also recognizes 10 exemplary television programs.

High-profile TV snubs include Better Call Saul, black-ish and Veep. On the movie side, Beauty and the Beast, Blade Runner 2049, Coco, I, Tonya, Logan, Molly's Game, Mudbound, Phantom Thread, The Disaster Artist, War for the Planet of the Apes and Wonder were similarly shut out.

Here are the 10 films being honored this year:

The Big Sick
Call Me by Your Name
The Florida Project
Get Out
Lady Bird
The Post
The Shape of Water
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Wonder Woman

Here are the 10 TV series being honored this year:

Big Little Lies
The Crown
Feud: Bette and Joan
The Good Place
Game of Thrones
The Handmaid's Tale
Master of None
Stranger Things 2
This Is Us

Honorees are selected based on works that "best advance the art of the moving image, enhance the rich cultural heritage of America's art form, inspire audiences and artists alike and/or make a mark on American society," according to the organization's guidelines. Started 17 years ago, the AFI Awards recognizes creative teams both in front of and behind the camera.

This year's honorees will come together at an invitation-only luncheon on Jan. 5, 2018. Actor, director and producer George Clooney will receive the 46th AFI Life Achievement Award in July.