Friday, February 3

2009 AFI Awards – TV Program of the Year Winner and Nominees

2009 AFI Awards – TV Program of the Year Winner

Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family’s future.

In Treatment

In Treatment

A psychotherapist questions his abilities and gets help by reuniting with his old therapist, whom he has not seen for ten years.

John Adams

John Adams

The life of one of the USA’s Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation’s first 50 years.

Life

Life

A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years.

Lost

Lost

The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Mad Men

Mad Men

A drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Recount

Recount

A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. Presidential election, and the subsequent recounts in Florida.

The Office

The Office

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

The Shield

The Shield

Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

The Wire

The Wire

The Baltimore drug scene, as seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.