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Condensed Consolidating Statement of Operations and Comprehensive Income (Loss) (Details)

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Condensed Consolidating Statement of Operations and Comprehensive Income (Loss) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 2 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 8 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Aug. 31, 2019
Jun. 30, 2019
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Sep. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2018
Mar. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Sep. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2017
Mar. 31, 2017
Aug. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2018
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Condensed Income Statements, Captions [Line Items]                                  
Total Net revenue $ 36,289 $ 84,589     $ 134,436 $ 137,156 $ 135,013 $ 133,753 $ 133,546 $ 138,211 $ 140,498 $ 141,200 $ 342,286 $ 405,922 $ 540,358 $ 553,455 $ 570,372
Operating expenses:                                  
Cost of services 8,976 19,986       35,059             75,286 100,807 128,939 119,193 115,236
Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based and long-term incentive compensation 11,390 20,980       34,266             80,365 98,935 118,940 155,902 114,152
Radio conversion costs 825 931       0             931 0 0 450 18,422
Amortization of subscriber accounts, deferred contract acquisition costs and other intangible assets 17,302 32,508       52,671             130,791 160,973 211,639 236,788 246,753
Depreciation 925 1,073       2,880             7,348 8,360 11,434 8,818 8,160
Loss on goodwill impairment 0                       0 214,400 563,549 0 0
Total operating expenses 39,418 75,478       124,876             294,721 583,475 1,034,501 521,151 502,723
Operating (loss) income (3,129) 9,111     (316,590) 12,280 (201,845) 12,012 14,647 12,896 (11,848) 16,609 47,565 (177,553) (494,143) 32,304 67,649
Other expense:                                  
Equity in loss of subsidiaries                             0 0 0
Interest expense 7,474 27,112       39,077             105,081 114,550 180,770 145,492 127,308
Unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments 0                       6,804 0 3,151 0 0
Refinancing expense 0 0       5,697             5,214 5,697 12,238 0 9,500
Total other (income) expense 7,474 (675,712)       44,774             (552,623) 120,247 196,159 145,492 136,808
Loss before income taxes (10,603) 684,823       (32,494)             600,188 (297,800) (690,302) (113,188) (69,159)
Income tax expense (benefit) 204 438       1,346             1,775 4,039 (11,552) (1,893) 7,148
Net (loss) income (10,807) 684,385 $ (54,202) $ (31,770) $ (376,911) (33,840) (241,792) (26,207) $ (14,642) $ (25,536) $ (50,104) $ (21,013) 598,413 (301,839) (678,750) (111,295) (76,307)
Other comprehensive income (loss):                                  
Unrealized gain on derivative contracts, net 0 0       3,269             (940) 23,196 14,378 1,582 4,589
Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax 0 0 $ (472) $ (468)   3,269 $ 5,521 $ 14,406         (940) 23,196 14,378 1,582 4,589
Comprehensive (loss) income $ (10,807) $ 684,385       $ (30,571)             $ 597,473 $ (278,643) (664,372) (109,713) (71,718)
Eliminations                                  
Condensed Income Statements, Captions [Line Items]                                  
Total Net revenue                             0 0 0
Operating expenses:                                  
Cost of services                             0 0 0
Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based and long-term incentive compensation                             0 0 0
Radio conversion costs                               0 0
Amortization of subscriber accounts, deferred contract acquisition costs and other intangible assets                             0 0 0
Depreciation                             0 0 0
Loss on goodwill impairment                             0    
Total operating expenses                             0 0 0
Operating (loss) income                             0 0 0
Other expense:                                  
Equity in loss of subsidiaries                             (61,711) (17,978) (21,387)
Interest expense                             0 0 0
Unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments                             0    
Refinancing expense                             0   0
Total other (income) expense                             (61,711) (17,978) (21,387)
Loss before income taxes                             61,711 17,978 21,387
Income tax expense (benefit)                             0 0 0
Net (loss) income                             61,711 17,978 21,387
Other comprehensive income (loss):                                  
Unrealized gain on derivative contracts, net                             0 0 0
Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax                             0 0 0
Comprehensive (loss) income                             61,711 17,978 21,387
Parent Issuer                                  
Condensed Income Statements, Captions [Line Items]                                  
Total Net revenue                             500,152 519,293 543,181
Operating expenses:                                  
Cost of services                             109,201 104,103 101,940
Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based and long-term incentive compensation                             79,696 126,201 86,670
Radio conversion costs                               391 18,204
Amortization of subscriber accounts, deferred contract acquisition costs and other intangible assets                             204,662 230,313 240,568
Depreciation                             10,371 8,101 7,784
Loss on goodwill impairment                             527,191    
Total operating expenses                             931,121 469,109 455,166
Operating (loss) income                             (430,969) 50,184 88,015
Other expense:                                  
Equity in loss of subsidiaries                             61,711 17,978 21,387
Interest expense                             180,770 145,487 127,290
Unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments                             3,151    
Refinancing expense                             12,238   9,500
Total other (income) expense                             257,870 163,465 158,177
Loss before income taxes                             (688,839) (113,281) (70,162)
Income tax expense (benefit)                             (10,089) (1,986) 6,145
Net (loss) income                             (678,750) (111,295) (76,307)
Other comprehensive income (loss):                                  
Unrealized gain on derivative contracts, net                             14,378 1,582 4,589
Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax                             14,378 1,582 4,589
Comprehensive (loss) income                             (664,372) (109,713) (71,718)
Subsidiary Guarantors                                  
Condensed Income Statements, Captions [Line Items]                                  
Total Net revenue                             40,206 34,162 27,191
Operating expenses:                                  
Cost of services                             19,738 15,090 13,296
Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based and long-term incentive compensation                             39,244 29,701 27,482
Radio conversion costs                               59 218
Amortization of subscriber accounts, deferred contract acquisition costs and other intangible assets                             6,977 6,475 6,185
Depreciation                             1,063 717 376
Loss on goodwill impairment                             36,358    
Total operating expenses                             103,380 52,042 47,557
Operating (loss) income                             (63,174) (17,880) (20,366)
Other expense:                                  
Equity in loss of subsidiaries                             0 0 0
Interest expense                             0 5 18
Unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments                             0    
Refinancing expense                             0   0
Total other (income) expense                             0 5 18
Loss before income taxes                             (63,174) (17,885) (20,384)
Income tax expense (benefit)                             (1,463) 93 1,003
Net (loss) income                             (61,711) (17,978) (21,387)
Other comprehensive income (loss):                                  
Unrealized gain on derivative contracts, net                             0 0 0
Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax                             0 0 0
Comprehensive (loss) income                             (61,711) (17,978) (21,387)
Non-Guarantors                                  
Condensed Income Statements, Captions [Line Items]                                  
Total Net revenue                             0 0 0
Operating expenses:                                  
Cost of services                             0 0 0
Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based and long-term incentive compensation                             0 0 0
Radio conversion costs                               0 0
Amortization of subscriber accounts, deferred contract acquisition costs and other intangible assets                             0 0 0
Depreciation                             0 0 0
Loss on goodwill impairment                             0    
Total operating expenses                             0 0 0
Operating (loss) income                             0 0 0
Other expense:                                  
Equity in loss of subsidiaries                             0 0 0
Interest expense                             0 0 0
Unrealized loss on derivative financial instruments                             0    
Refinancing expense                             0   0
Total other (income) expense                             0 0 0
Loss before income taxes                             0 0 0
Income tax expense (benefit)                             0 0 0
Net (loss) income                             0 0 0
Other comprehensive income (loss):                                  
Unrealized gain on derivative contracts, net                             0 0 0
Total other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax                             0 0 0
Comprehensive (loss) income                             $ 0 $ 0 $ 0