Outcasts, about a group of pioneers attempting to build a new life on another planet, averaged 4.45m (17.9%) on BBC One from 9pm. The drama outperformed The Biggest Loser in the 9pm hour, after the weight-loss reality show pulled in 3.98m (15.9%) on ITV1 and 222k (1.2%) on ITV1+1.
Earlier, The One Show grabbed 5.01m (22.7%) on BBC One from 7pm, before Inside Out lured 4.02m (17.2%). The Lakes entertained 3.97m (16%) on ITV1 from 8pm and 56k (0.2%) on +1. Panorama: Wikileaks - The Secret Story mustered 2.35m (9.5%) on BBC One from 8.30pm and A Question Of Sport fetched 2.67m (17.5%) from 10.30pm.
Over on BBC Two, a repeat of Top Gear took 1.38m (6%) from 7pm. University Challenge and Baking Made Easy mustered 2.9m (11.7%) and 2.51m (10.1%) respectively in the 8pm hour. Horizon: How to Survive a Car Crash educated 1.53m (6.2%) in the 9pm hour, before Episodes amused 1.33m (6.6%). Later, series four of Mad Men had 280k (3.5%) from 11.30pm.
Dispatches: Tabloid's Dirty Secrets fetched 800k (3.2%) from 8pm on Channel 4 and 94k (0.4%) on +1. It was followed by One Born Every Minute, which had 2.65m (10.6%) and 445k (2.4%) on timeshift. Alan Carr: Chatty Man talked to 1.36m (7.7%) from 10pm and 186k (2.1%) on +1.
Channel 5's How Do They Do It? entertained 622k (2.6%) from 7.30pm, before Emergency Bikers fetched 1.29m (5.2%) in the 8pm hour. Royal Navy Caribbean Patrol sailed in with 2.09m (8.4%) in the 9pm hour, before a screening of Starship Troopers 3 was watched by 889k (6.5%) from 10pm.
Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 23.8% against BBC One's 20.2%. BBC Two came third with 7.3%, followed by Channel 4 with 6.1% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5 with 5.1%.
Glee averaged 1.38m (5.5%) for digital channel E4 from 9pm, the biggest multichannel audience of the night. A further 239k (1.3%) watched the musical comedy on E4+1.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional