Emmerdale pulled in 6.37m (32.3%) at 7pm and 178k (0.8%) on +1 as Ashley issued a demand to Sandy after catching him calling social services.
Waterloo Road, meanwhile, entertained 4.27m (19.1%) at 8pm as a review took place at the school.
Hollyoaks grabbed 918k (5.0%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 as Scott decided to face up to his past, while E4's first look interested 353k (1.8%) at 7pm and 127k (0.6%) on timeshift.
Over on Channel 5, Neighbours managed 722k (9.5%) at 1.45pm and 1.02m (6.8%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away mustered 705k (4.1%) at 6pm and 475k (2.6%) for 5*'s first look at 6.30pm.
Elsewhere, the latest episode of Doctors - titled 'A Little on the Side' - was seen by 1.45m (19.3%) at 1.45pm on BBC One.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional