It happens with college football too: Today, ABC had to start the 
Nebraska-Indiana game on ESPN2 and the North Carolina-Miami game on ESPNU 
because the NC State-Clemson game went into OT. 
With the NFL, the networks are required to show the home team's game in its 
entirety. However they can stick with a late-running game elsewhere- and 
i've seen both FOX and CBS give a overtime finish priority  over the start 
of the second game-  CBS gave Cleveland at Miami priority a few weeks ago 
over the start of Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, and FOX did the same thing 
with the Oakland at New Orleans game in the first week over New York Giants 
at Dallas.

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:43:46 PM UTC-4, daniel anderson wrote:
>
> FOX has been using MLB Network when the first game runs late to cover the 
> second game(FOX announcers and graphics) once the frist game is over, they 
> move the second game to FS1 
>

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