Cricket On 5, recapping England's huge victory against India at Trent Bridge, grabbed a healthy 1.47m (7.4%) on the terrestrial channel in the 7pm hour. Live coverage of the match averaged 491k (5.5%) on Sky Sports 1 between 10.30am and 7pm.
A new episode of New Tricks, titled 'Moving Target', was seen by 8.25m (34.8%) on BBC One in the 9pm hour. Meanwhile, Jason Manford's comedy talent show Show Me The Funny slumped to 1.93m (8.1%) on ITV1, down 520k week-on-week.
Fake Britain fetched 3.39m (16.4%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, while Countrywise Kitchen served up 3.1m (14.1%) on ITV1 from 8pm. Panorama grabbed 3.59m (15.9%) on BBC One from 8.30pm and The Celebrity Apprentice USA had 960k (11.6%) from 11pm.
Victorian Pharmacy and Wonderstuff scooped 660k (3.4%) and 1.05m (5.1%) respectively on BBC Two in the 7pm hour. University Challenge and Antiques Master captivated 2.53m (11.5%) and 1.69m (7.5%) in the 8pm hour. Natural World enthralled 1.07m (4.5%) from 9pm and Mock The Week amused 1.54m (7.8%) from 10pm.
New series The Secret Life of Buildings debuted with 820k (3.7%) on Channel 4 in the 8pm hour and 136k (0.6%) on +1. Embarrassing Bodies enthralled 1.74m (7.3%) from 9pm and 383k (2.1%) on timeshift. Comedy drama Sirens concluded with 880k (5%) from 10pm and 125k (1.3%) an hour later.
Channel 5's Police Interceptors arrested 1.27m (5.7%) from 8pm and a showing of The Ninth Gate mustered 1.57m (8.6%) from 9pm.
Overall, BBC One dominated primetime with 25.8% against ITV1's 19% (+1: 0.5%). Channel 5 came in third place with 7%, followed by BBC Two's 6.4% and Channel 4's 4.8% (+1: 0.8%).
Elsewhere, Small Teen, Bigger World averaged 865k (3.7%) for BBC Three in the 9pm hour and World's Craziest Fools entertained 729k (4.6%) from 10.30pm. Hell's Kitchen USA returned to ITV2 with 572k (2.4%) from 10pm and 137k (0.8%) on +1.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional