T-Rex: A Dinosaur in Hollywood, which featured interviews with the likes of King Kong, pulled in just 2.06 million (9.5%) for BBC One in the 8pm hour, landing the channel fourth place amongst the terrestrials. ITV1's The Bill more than trebled the audience, averaging 7.25 million (33.5%), while on Channel 4, How Clean Is Your House? and It's Me or the Dog put in 3.24 million (15.3%) and 3.55 million (16.1%) respectively. BBC Two began with 1.88 million (8.9%) for A Week of Dressing Dangerously but rose to 2.86 million (12.9%) for Rick Stein's French Odyssey in the second half of the hour. Five trailed with 1.37 million (6.3%) for Killer Shark Live.
Once again, Channel 4's Supernanny dominated in the 9pm hour, despite featuring mostly rebroadcast footage. The first "update" show pulled in 4.65 million (21.5%), down slightly on last week's numbers but still good enough for eighth place. BBC One's Crimewatch came a close second with 4.24 million (19.6%), followed by ITV1's The Golden Hour, which had 3.96 million (18.7%) through 10.30pm. Five's shark-themed movie Deep Blue Sea averaged 1.68 million (8.6%) between 9pm and 11pm, topping BBC Two's Space Race, which managed 1.59 million (7.3%) in the 9pm hour.
Coronation Street had 11.01 million (51.9%) for first place, with Emmerdale following in second on 8.8 million (46.3%).
Elsewhere, Gyles Brandreth's pet hates brought 1.67 million (8.2%) to Room 101 at 10pm while on Channel 4, Lost interested 3.31 million (18.6%). E4's next episode drew 1.02 million (14.3%), ranking first for the day amongst the multichannels.
On ITV3, new crime drama series Numb3rs made a strong start, averaging 456,000 (3%) in the 9pm hour and fifth place overall. Sky One's The Match Live, shown at the same time, drew 502,000 (3.3%) for fourth, while on BBC Three, the finale of The Apprentice USA held 270,000 (1.9%) between 9pm and 11pm.