The first episode of the series, in which the celebrity chef visited Rotherham to show working class mothers how he thinks they should cook, captured a 13.3% share of the audience between 9-10pm. Including the ratings on Channel 4+1, it had 3.3m viewers.
BBC One's comedy drama series 'Mutual Friends', starring Keeley Hawes, was the most watched show in the 9-10pm slot with 5m viewers and a 15.3% share of the audience.
ITV1's live coverage of Arsenal's UEFA Champions League clash against Porto netted 3.4m viewers and a 15% share between 7.30-10pm.
Channel Five's US import 'CSI: Miami' pulled in a solid 2.4m viewers and a 10.5% share of the audience between 9-10pm.
'Losing It: Griff Rhys Jones On Anger' brought BBC Two 1.1m viewers and a 4.7% share of the audience in the same slot.
Earlier in the evening, Channel 4's new documentary series 'The Sex Education Show' drew 1.8m viewers and a 7.8% share between 8-9pm. Including ratings from Channel 4+1, it had 2m viewers.