Swingtown by Cliff Lipson/CBS Swingtown by Cliff Lipson/CBS

Thursday's ratings highlights:

" The first two hours of ABC's coverage of the Lakers-vs.-Celtics NBA Finals averaged 9.95 million total viewers, a 22 percent improvement over last year's Game 1 between the Cavs and Spurs. (Check the TVGuide.com Interns' Blog for a recap of the contest.)

" So You Think You Can Dance (9.08 mil) dipped just 270 thou week-to-week. Last Comic Standing surged 18 percent, to 5.15 mil.

" At 10 pm, CBS' Swingtown couldn't outscore the NBA, but came in a strong second with 8.58 mil. NBC's Fear Itself scared up just 5.23 mil in its vampire-centric first outing.

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