TV & Radio

Rock climber Tom O'Halloran came second in <i>Australian Ninja Warrior</I>, with the TV finale attracting 3 million viewers.

Ninja Warrior real winner for Channel Nine

It was Channel Nine's $15 million gamble that proved to be its greatest masterstroke as audiences switched on in droves to its Ninja Warrior series, much to the dismay of the network's rivals who have hit their own "warped wall".