The new series of Don't Tell The Bride stayed hugely popular, tying the knot with 1.33m (5.5%) in the 9pm hour. Later on BBC Three, the Russell Tovey and Sarah Solemani comedy Him & Her picked up 604k (3.7%) from 10.30pm.
On the terrestrials, the second part of ITV1's The Jury welcomed 4.2m (17.4%) in the 9pm hour, down by more than 2m on the previous night's premiere. A further 268k (1.5%) watched on +1. Also in the 9pm slot, new drama Death In Paradise was seen by 4.29m (17.8%) on BBC One.
The Unforgettable Norman Wisdom fetched 3.13m (13.6%) on ITV1 from 7.30pm and 159k (0.7%) on +1. High Stakes had 2.32m (10.3%) in the 8pm hour, but was beaten by Holby City's 5.57m (24.4%) on BBC One. Imagine special Simon & Garfunkel: the Harmony Game enchanted 2.14m (18.6%) on BBC One from 10.45pm.
MasterChef: The Professionals served up 2.36m (10.4%) on BBC Two in the 7pm hour. James May's Man Lab continued with 2m (8.8%) from 8pm and 113k (0.5%) on BBC HD. Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the German Dams captivated 2.23m (9.2%) from 9pm. Later Live With Jools Holland stayed tuneful with 790k (3.9%) from 10pm.
The Food Hospital opened its doors with 1.93m (8.5%) on Channel 4 from 8pm and 210k (0.9%) on +1. Jamie's Great Britain served up 1.73m (7.2%) and 247k (1.4%) on timeshift. Documentary My Transsexual Summer was watched by 1.52m (8.5%) from 10pm and 199k (2.1%) an hour later.
Lost Heroes of World War I took 607k (2.6%) on Channel 5 from 7.30pm. London: The Inside Story drew in 1.04m (4.6%) in the 8pm slot, before CSI: Miami investigated 1.34m (5.5%) from 9pm. Big Brother fetched 1.43m (7.9%) in the 10pm hour.
Overall, BBC One dominated primetime with 22.8% ahead of ITV1's 15% (+1: 0.6%). BBC Two secured third place with 8.4%, followed by Channel 4's 6.7% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5's 4.8%.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional