Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Reportable Business Segments (Details)

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Reportable Business Segments (Details)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jan. 31, 2015
segment
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
segment
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]            
Number of reportable segments | segment       2    
Number of operating segments | segment 1          
Net revenue   $ 143,656 $ 141,543 $ 286,924 $ 279,959  
Depreciation and amortization   63,962 66,010 127,259 131,448  
Net loss before income taxes   (14,766) (13,976) (33,186) (20,349)  
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization   1,410,669   1,410,669   $ 1,423,538
Goodwill   563,549   563,549   563,549
Total assets   2,050,008   2,050,008   2,070,267
Operating Segments | Monitronics            
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]            
Net revenue   138,174 137,436 276,270 274,337  
Depreciation and amortization   62,877 64,902 125,029 129,898  
Net loss before income taxes   (9,703) (9,306) (22,854) (13,943)  
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization   1,388,366   1,388,366   1,400,515
Goodwill   527,502   527,502   527,502
Total assets   2,069,519   2,069,519   2,033,180
Operating Segments | LiveWatch            
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]            
Net revenue   5,482 4,107 10,654 5,622  
Depreciation and amortization   1,085 1,108 2,230 1,550  
Net loss before income taxes   (5,063) $ (4,670) (10,332) $ (6,406)  
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization   22,303   22,303   23,023
Goodwill   36,047   36,047   36,047
Total assets   62,983   62,983   63,267
Eliminations            
Segment Reporting Information [Line Items]            
Subscriber accounts, net of amortization   0   0   0
Goodwill   0   0   0
Total assets   $ (82,494)   $ (82,494)   $ (26,180)