Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Condensed Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 104,503 $ 150,204 $ 190,527
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (14,903) (14,393) (9,178)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (140,450) (142,909) (201,381)
Net cash used in investing activities (155,353) (157,302) (210,559)
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 248,800 187,950 1,280,700
Payments on long-term debt (184,100) (175,250) (1,238,059)
Payments of financing costs (9,682) 0 (16,946)
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation (93) (477) (121)
Dividend to Ascent Capital (5,000) (5,000) (5,000)
Net cash provided by financing activities 49,925 7,223 20,574
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash (925) 125 542
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period 3,302 3,177 2,635
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period 2,377 3,302 3,177
Eliminations      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0 0
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0 0 0
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0 0
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0 0
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments on long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0   0
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0 0
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0 0 0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0 0
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash 0 0 0
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period 0 0 0
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period 0 0 0
Parent Issuer      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 102,569 147,350 181,384
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (14,327) (13,213) (7,997)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (138,986) (140,394) (193,790)
Net cash used in investing activities (153,313) (153,607) (201,787)
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 248,800 187,950 1,280,700
Payments on long-term debt (184,100) (175,250) (1,238,059)
Payments of financing costs (9,682)   (16,946)
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation (93) (477) (121)
Dividend to Ascent Capital (5,000) (5,000) (5,000)
Net cash provided by financing activities 49,925 7,223 20,574
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash (819) 966 171
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period 2,705 1,739 1,568
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period 1,886 2,705 1,739
Subsidiary Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 1,934 2,854 9,143
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (576) (1,180) (1,181)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (1,464) (2,515) (7,591)
Net cash used in investing activities (2,040) (3,695) (8,772)
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments on long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0   0
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0 0
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0 0 0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0 0
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash (106) (841) 371
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period 597 1,438 1,067
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period 491 597 1,438
Non-Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0 0
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0 0 0
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0 0
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0 0
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments on long-term debt 0 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0   0
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0 0
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0 0 0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0 0
Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash 0 0 0
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period 0 0 0
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period $ 0 $ 0 $ 0