Ratings: SYTYCD, NHL, The Killing and More

So You Think You Can Dance this Wednesday drew 8.35 million total viewers, up 14 percent from a year ago and marking the Fox series’ largest humpday audience since June 2009.

Elsewhere on the night, Game 1 of the NHL finals averaged 4.54 million viewers and a 1.8 rating, up a bit from last season’s Memorial Day weekend series opener.

In other ratings notes:

* This past Sunday, HBO‘s Game Of Thrones drew 2.4 million viewers and a 0.9 rating (down 25 percent week-to-week), TVByTheNumbers reports, while AMC’s The Killing rained on just shy of 2 million viewers while mustering a 0.4 rating. Two things to keep in mind: The Killing premiered to 2.7 mil and a 0.7 rating, and AMC’s quickly renewed The Walking Dead finaled with 6 mil and a 3.0.

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* A&E’s Breakout Kings slammed the cell door on its freshman run Monday night with an audience of 2.01 million and a 0.8 rating, up 33 percent from its last Sunday original.