Channel 4's broadcast of the annual ceremony amused 1.34 million viewers (7.1%) at 9pm (140,000/1.1% on +1). This is down 500k from last year's event.
Earlier, George Clarke's Amazing Spaces attracted 1.26m (5.7%) at 8pm (233k/1.1%).
On BBC One, Keeping Britain Safe 24/7 interested 2.51m (11.4%) at 8pm. Gregg Wallace's Christmas Supermarket Secrets topped the evening overall with 4.01m (18.5%) at 9pm. A Nelson Mandela special of Question Time gathered 1.65m (14.3%) at 10.35pm.
BBC Two's MasterChef: The Professionals final brought in an impressive 3.68m (16.6%) at 8pm. Silent War continued with 1.16m (5.4%) at 9pm.
ITV's You've Been Framed tickled 2.30m (10.3%) at 8pm, followed by Susan Boyle's There's Something About Susan with 3.19m (14.7%) at 9pm (239k/1.4%).
On Channel 5, documentary Mummy's Little Murderer intrigued 1.37m (6.3%) at 9pm (158k/0.9%), followed by the latest Person of Interest with 859k (5.1%) at 10pm.
ITV2's Celebrity Juice entertained a high 1.11m (6.6%) at 10pm (261k/2.8%), while E4's Big Bang Theory amused 1.27m (5.7%) at 8.30pm (358k/1.7%).
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional