View Post NBC | TV Biz Is NBC Playing Games to Pad Its Ratings? No, It’s Playing the Game. (And Still Winning) By Mark Joyella on Mar. 19, 2015 - 2:42 PMComment Is it ratings hocus pocus, as some would have you believe? No, it's 2015. Networks go after viewers wherever they can find them, and right now, NBC's still finding more of them than the other guys.