The firing of Leon Doyle after his team's failure in the British export challenge was seen by 7.62m (30.8%) in the 9pm hour, up 400k week-on-week. Spinoff show The Apprentice: You're Fired! appealed to 2.97m (14.6%) on BBC Two from 10pm and 141k (0.7%) on the BBC HD channel.
Crime drama Lewis mustered 3.69m (16%) on ITV1 between 8pm and 10pm, along with 161k (0.7%) on ITV1+1.
Waterloo Road took 4.88m (23.3%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, while Poms In Paradise mustered 3.24m (15.9%) on ITV1. In With The Flynns continued with 3.61m (16.7%) on BBC One from 8.30pm and Not Going Out amused 1.81m (13.7%) from 10.45pm.
Coverage of Wimbledon 2011 served up 2.53m (13%) on BBC Two between 5.45pm and 9pm, with 171k (0.9%) watching on BBC HD up to 8pm. Afghanistan: War Without End? captivated 820k (3.3%) in the 9pm hour.
Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies educated 1.91m (8.9%) in the 8pm hour and 209k (0.8%) on +1. 24 Hours in A&A attracted 2.32m (9.4%) from 9pm and 341k (1.9%) on timeshift. Desperate Housewives grabbed 880k (5%) from 10pm and 150k (1.6%) an hour later.
Pawn Stars entertained 476k (2.3%) on Channel 5 from 7.30pm, before Submarine School was seen by 727k (3.4%) in the 8pm hour. NCIS and Law & Order: Criminal Intent mustered 1.83m (7.4%) and 1.12m (6.1%) respectively from 9pm.
Overall, BBC One owned primetime with 23.1% against ITV1's 15.6% (+1: 0.6%). BBC Two came in third with 9.5%, followed by Channel 4 with 6.8% (+1: 1%) and Channel 5 with 4.7%.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional