BBC Two’s gripping drama The Fall held steady for its second episode on Monday night, according to overnight figures.
The dark Belfast-based crime drama, starring Gillian Anderson and written by Alan Cubbit, dipped around 100,000 viewers to 3.38 million (14.7%) at 9pm.
However, the figure does not include those who missed Monday night’s show and will catch up on the drama on the BBC iplayer.
Gillian Anderson plays sexually confident Metropolitan Police Detective Supt Stella Gibson who is brought it in to carry out a review of a murder case: the death of Alice Monroe.
But during her brief time in Belfast, she has discovered that two other murders are linked to the killing of Alice Monroe.
Belfast has a serial killer on the loose.
Step forward killer by night and family man by is Paul Spector, played by Jamie Dornan.
Spector targets dark-haired middle-class, single, professional women with dark hair to stalk and then murder them by strangulation.
Some he eyes up while out with a drink with his wife and friends, stealing their IDs from their purses to stalk them before breaking into their homes, lying in wait until he is ready to pounce.
Episode three is next Monday, May 27, 9 pm, BBC Two.