Hosted by Alexander Armstrong, the topical panel show attracted an average audience of 4.07 million (19.8%) from 9pm.
BBC One's evening began with 3.24 (19.1%) for The One Show at 7pm, followed by 3.11 million (16.9%) for A Question of Sport at 7.30pm.
A repeat showing of Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out filled the void left by Masterchef at 8.35pm, and managed to secure an average audience of 2.12 million (10.9%).
Mrs. Brown's Boys entertained 2.88 million (14.4%) at 9.30pm, while The Graham Norton Show secured ratings of 2.72 million (23.1%) at 10.40pm.
Over on ITV, Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis was seen by 2.36 million (12.5%) at 8pm, while Slow Train Through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones entertained 2.05 million (10.2%) at 9pm.
BBC Two's evening was dominated by Live Snooker: The World Championship coverage from 6.30pm until 9pm. The event drew an average audience of 1.14 million