Wednesday TV: The Bodybuilder Murder

When a female bodybuilder shot her (also bodybuilding) husband on Valentine’s Day 1995 in self defense, it created just the kind of lurid details to serve up a new documentary limited series, “Killer Sally” (Netflix, streaming). 

The rise of and fall of Colombian soccer and its star Andres Escobar from 1987 to 1994 is the subject of the new series “The Final Score” (Netflix, streaming).

A week before midterms may not be the time to watch a political movie for escapism. But the new “The Independent” (Peacock, streaming), about a Presidential race between a Senator (Ann Dowd) and an independent (John Cena), which is about to be upended by journalists (Jodie Turner-Smith, Brian Cox). Kumail Nanjiani, Kathy Bates and Timothy Busfield also star. 

Shall we learn all about woodpeckers? The birds that hit their heads against trees in search of food are celebrated in a new “Nature” (PBS, 8 p.m., check local listings). Paul Giamatti narrates the episode that notes that woodpeckers play a role in every ecosystem except in Antarctica and Australia. 

It plays alongside an episode of “NOVA” (PBS, 9 p.m., check local listings) that seeks explanations for the lines etched into Peru’s Nazca Desert.

Game 4 of the World Series has Houston at Philadelphia (Fox, 8 p.m.). 

As if Thanksgiving never existed, here’s the “Donna Hay Christmas” (Disney+, streaming). 

The new series “Inspired Interiors with Sarah Sherman Samuel” (Magnolia, 8 p.m.) begins with the interior designer helping clients moving to Michigan from Los Angeles.

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