The Walford drama pulled in 7.6m (34.5%) at 7.30pm on BBC One as Derek threatened Tanya into helping him keep Joey in Walford. BBC Three's repeat screening secured 453k (2.9%) at 10.30pm.
Also on BBC One, Holby City entertained 4.68m (19.3%) at 8pm.
Emmerdale, meanwhile, attracted 7.15m (33.7%) at 7pm on ITV1 and 207k (0.9%) on +1 as the villagers held a candlelit vigil for Katie.
Hollyoaks interested 1.08m (5.2%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 with Ally's comeuppance, while E4's first look had 588k (2.8%) at 7pm.
Over on Channel 5, Neighbours grabbed 701k (9.4%) at 1.45pm and 1.08m (6.4%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away mustered 837k (4.4%) at 6pm and 521k (2.5%) for 5*'s first look at 6.30pm.
Elsewhere, the latest episode of Doctors was seen by 1.49m (20.2%) at 1.45pm on BBC One.
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