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Long-Term Debt - Schedule of Long Term Debt (Details)

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Long-Term Debt - Schedule of Long Term Debt (Details) - USD ($)
6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Feb. 29, 2016
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 1,678,660,000 $ 1,744,647,000  
Less current portion of long-term debt (5,500,000) (5,500,000)  
Long-term debt 1,673,160,000 1,739,147,000  
Remainder of 2016 2,750,000    
2018 409,284,000    
Senior Notes | Senior Notes 9.125 Percent Due 2020      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 577,150,000 $ 576,241,000  
Debt interest rate 9.125% 9.125%  
Debt instrument, interest rate, effective percentage 9.40% 9.40%  
Promissory Note | Promissory Note Due to Ascent Capital due October 2020      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 12,000,000 $ 100,000,000  
Debt instrument, interest rate, effective percentage 12.50% 9.868% 9.868%
Term Loan | Term Loan Due April 2022      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 539,896,000 $ 542,420,000  
Debt instrument, interest rate, effective percentage 5.10% 5.10%  
Term Loan | Term Loan Due April 2022 | LIBOR      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Basis spread on variable debt 3.50% 3.50%  
Floor on variable debt 1.00% 1.00%  
Term Loan | Term Loan Due March, 2018      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 396,792,000 $ 394,938,000  
Debt instrument, interest rate, effective percentage 5.00% 5.00%  
Term Loan | Term Loan Due March, 2018 | LIBOR      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Basis spread on variable debt 3.25% 3.25%  
Floor on variable debt 1.00% 1.00%  
Revolving Credit Facility | Revolving Credit Facility Due 2017      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Total debt on condensed consolidated balance sheet $ 152,822,000 $ 131,048,000  
Debt instrument, interest rate, effective percentage 5.90% 5.90%  
Maximum borrowing on line $ 315,000,000 $ 315,000,000  
Revolving Credit Facility | Revolving Credit Facility Due 2017 | LIBOR      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Basis spread on variable debt 3.75% 3.75%  
Floor on variable debt 1.00% 1.00%  
Parent Company      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Less current portion of long-term debt $ (5,500,000) $ (5,500,000)  
Long-term debt $ 1,673,160,000 $ 1,739,147,000  
Parent Company | Promissory Note | Promissory Note Due to Ascent Capital due October 2020      
Debt Instrument [Line Items]      
Debt interest rate     12.50%