Comedy drama Sirens, starring The Fast Show's Rhys Thomas, Game of Thrones star Richard Madden, and Facejacker's Kayvan Novak, averaged 1.62m (9%) for Channel 4 from 10pm, along with 236k (2.5%) on +1.
Babies Behind Bars, following the stories of pregnant inmates at a women's prison in the US, was watched by 3.75m (16.5%) in the 9pm hour and 158k (0.9%) on +1, easily outperforming Silent Witness's 2.69m (11.9%) on BBC One.
Earlier, Fake Britain fetched 2.75m (12.5%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, while The Unforgettable Kenny Everett entertained 3.03m (12.9%) on ITV1 from 8pm and 103k (0.4%) on timeshift. Panorama grabbed 2.35m (9.8%) on BBC One from 8.30pm.
Coverage of Wimbledon 2011 was seen by 3.33m (16.1%) on BBC Two between 6pm and 9.15pm. A further 218k (1.1%) watched the tennis on BBC HD up to 8pm, before highlights programme Today At Wimbledon grabbed 318k (1.3%) on the channel.
Made In Britain enchanted 2.11m (9.5%) on BBC Two from 9.15pm and 122k (0.5%) in HD. James May's Things You Need to Know had 1.23m (6.5%) from 10.15pm.
Channel 4's Dispatches pulled in 880k (3.7%) in the 8pm hour. Embarrassing Fat Bodies enthralled 2.37m (10.4%) from 9pm and 356k (2%) on +1. A screening of Trading Placing amused 570k (8.8%) from 10pm and 120k (3.4%) on timeshift.
How Do They Do It? appealed to 290k (1.3%) on Channel 5 from 7.30pm, before Police Interceptors switched on 995k (4.2%) from 8pm. The Restaurant Inspector judged 1.43m (6.3%) from 9pm. A showing of Freedomland mustered 597k (4.6%) from 10pm.
Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 22% (+1: 0.5%) against BBC One's 16.5%. BBC Two came in a strong third with 13.5%, followed by Channel 4 with 6.2% (+1: 0.7%) and Channel 5 with 3.8%.
Elsewhere, NCIS roused 569k (2.5%) on Five USA in the 9pm hour. Made In Chelsea bowed out with 403k (2.2%) on E4 from 10pm, down almost 80k week-on-week and one of the lowest audiences in its debut series.
World's Craziest Fools, presented by former A-Team star Mr. T, premiered with 616k (3.8%) on BBC Three from 10.30pm. Kill It, Cut It, Use It trimmed 613k (2.7%) in the 9pm hour.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional