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Consolidating Guarantor Financial Information - Condensed Cash Flow Statement (Details)

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Consolidating Guarantor Financial Information - Condensed Cash Flow Statement (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Sep. 30, 2014
Condensed Cash Flow Statements, Captions [Line Items]    
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 173,237 $ 185,718
Capital expenditures (10,034) (5,035)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (205,050) (202,429)
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired (56,778) 0
Increase in restricted cash (42) (51)
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 4 241
Net cash used in investing activities (271,900) (207,710)
Proceeds from long-term debt 749,550 139,500
Payments on long-term debt (640,465) (88,774)
Payments of financing costs (6,477) 0
Contribution from Ascent Capital 22,690 0
Net cash provided by financing activities 125,298 49,726
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 26,635 27,734
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,953 4,355
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 28,588 $ 32,089
Eliminations    
Condensed Cash Flow Statements, Captions [Line Items]    
Net cash provided by operating activities 0  
Capital expenditures 0  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired $ 0  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired  
Increase in restricted cash $ 0  
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 0  
Net cash used in investing activities 0  
Proceeds from long-term debt 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0  
Payments of financing costs 0  
Contribution from Ascent Capital 0  
Net cash provided by financing activities 0  
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 0  
Monitronics    
Condensed Cash Flow Statements, Captions [Line Items]    
Net cash provided by operating activities 171,688  
Capital expenditures (9,695)  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (200,044)  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired (61,550)  
Increase in restricted cash (42)  
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 4  
Net cash used in investing activities (271,327)  
Proceeds from long-term debt 749,550  
Payments on long-term debt (640,465)  
Payments of financing costs (6,477)  
Contribution from Ascent Capital 22,690  
Net cash provided by financing activities 125,298  
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 25,659  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,713  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 27,372  
Guarantor Subsidiaries    
Condensed Cash Flow Statements, Captions [Line Items]    
Net cash provided by operating activities 1,549  
Capital expenditures (339)  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (5,006)  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired 4,772  
Increase in restricted cash 0  
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 0  
Net cash used in investing activities (573)  
Proceeds from long-term debt 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0  
Payments of financing costs 0  
Contribution from Ascent Capital 0  
Net cash provided by financing activities 0  
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 976  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 240  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,216  
Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries    
Condensed Cash Flow Statements, Captions [Line Items]    
Net cash provided by operating activities 0  
Capital expenditures 0  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired $ 0  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired  
Increase in restricted cash $ 0  
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 0  
Net cash used in investing activities 0  
Proceeds from long-term debt 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0  
Payments of financing costs 0  
Contribution from Ascent Capital 0  
Net cash provided by financing activities 0  
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 0