Earlier at 7.30pm, 8.42m (40.2%) watched Lewis kiss Deirdre.
EastEnders had 8.44m (36.9%) for Janine's marriage proposal to Ryan. BBC Three's repeat grabbed 780k (3.8%).
Elsewhere, 6.81m (34.9%) watched Ryan be refused bail in Emmerdale.
Hollyoaks conjured up 1.26m (7%), with a further 486k watching E4's first look. Neighbours, meanwhile, pulled in 1.27m (9.6%), and Doctors averaged 1.46m (18.7%).
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