ITV1's supernatural drama averaged 5.61m (22.6%) in the 9pm hour, outperforming MasterChef's 4.78m (19.3%) on BBC One. A further 254k (1.4%) watched Marchlands on ITV1+1. Tonight: Cyber Wars fetched 2.6m (11.2%) on ITV1 from 7.30pm and 52k (0.2%) on timeshift.
Earlier on BBC One, The One Show grabbed 4.05m (18.7%) from 7pm and documentary series Human Planet captivated 4.59m (18.8%) in the 8pm hour. Question Time brought in 2.87m (20.5%) from 10.45pm.
Channel 4's Coach Trip mustered 1.62m (10.5%) from 5.30pm and 246k (1.2%) on +1. Later, Relocation, Relocation located 1.43m (5.9%) in the 8pm hour and 192k (0.8%) on timeshift. Rome Wasn't Built In a Day commanded 1.31m (5.3%) from 9pm and 159k (0.8%) on +1. 10'Clock Live was seen by 790k (4.3%) and 101k (1%) an hour later.
Over at BBC Two, Revolution 2011: Newsnight Special educated 660k (3%) in the 7pm hour, before The Hairy Bikers: Mums Know Best served up 1.38m (5.7%) from 8pm. New series The Spice Trail captivated 1.9m (7.7%) in the 9pm hour and Victorian Pharmacy had 900k (4.2%) from 10pm.
Live coverage of Liverpool's Europa League win against Sparta Prague was watched by 2.59m (12.6%) on Channel 5 between 5.45pm and 8pm. Emergency Bikers revved up 1.05m (5.3%), before a screening of Mercenary For Justice grabbed 1.04m (4.7%).
Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 23.5% (+1: 0.7%) against BBC One's 21.9%. Channel 5 came in a solid third with 7.1%, ahead of BBC Two with 5.2% and Channel 4 with 4.6% (+1: 0.7%).
Elsewhere, Celebrity Juice amused 1.15m (5.5%) on ITV2 from 10pm, the biggest multichannel audience of the night. A further 253k (2.2%) watched the show on timeshift.
Sky1's Mad Dogs averaged 691k (2.8%) in the 9pm hour. Skins entertained 421k (2.2%) on E4 from 10pm and 176k (1.7%) on +1.
BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional