The Walford serial pulled in 7.52m (33.9%) at 7.30pm on BBC One as Syed tried to cover his tracks with Masood growing suspicious over his recent behaviour. BBC Three's repeat screening secured 506k (3.4%) at 10.30pm.
Also on BBC One, Holby City entertained 4.72m (19.6%) at 8pm with an episode titled 'Hold On Me'.
Emmerdale, meanwhile, attracted 6.78m (33.0%) at 7pm on ITV1 and 163k (0.7%) on +1 as Laurel agreed to move in with Marlon.
Hollyoaks mustered 975k (5.0%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 as Walker paid a visit to Brendan in hospital, while the next developments in the dark revenge storyline brought 656k (3.2%) to E4's first look at 7pm.
Over on Channel 5, Neighbours grabbed 678k (9.2%) at 1.45pm and 1m (6.5%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away managed 603k (3.3%) at 6pm and 402k (2.1%) for 5*'s first look at 6.30pm.
Elsewhere, the latest episode of Doctors was seen by 1.71m (22.9%) at 1.45pm on BBC One.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional