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Tonight’s main event: 30 For 30 takes on “Nature Boy”

Ric Flair (Photo: ESPN Films)
Ric Flair (Photo: ESPN Films)

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, November 7. All times are Eastern.

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Top pick

30 For 30 (ESPN, 10 p.m.): In this corner: Weighing in at more than 150 installments spread across eight years and multiple subseries, the winner of Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards (even though O.J.: Made In America was a TV miniseries, not a movie), 30 For 30! And, in the opposite corner, in the bleach-blonde mullet and the $600 lizard shoes, the 16-time world champion carrying baggage that only a man of his wealth, power, and stature could bear, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair! Refereeing this bout is Noel Murray, who expects a good, clean fight, and insights into one of the most colorful and beloved personalities in sports entertainment history. Woo!

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Regular coverage

The Mindy Project (Hulu)
Alias Grace (Netflix)
The Flash (The CW, 8 p.m.)
DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow (The CW, 9 p.m.)
This Is Us (NBC, 9 p.m.)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 9:30 p.m.)
American Horror Story (FX, 10 p.m.)

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Wild card

Damnation (USA, 10 p.m.): Author and former hand on the Longmire ranch Tony Tost brings us this period piece about a preacher with a mysterious past, a strikebreaker with a murderous reputation, and the muddy, dusty, bloody American plains each hopes to claim on behalf of his own cause.

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