Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details)

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Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 190,527 $ 209,162 $ 234,282
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (9,178) (12,422) (7,769)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (201,381) (266,558) (268,160)
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired 0 (56,778) 0
Increase in restricted cash 55 (37) 22
Proceeds from sale of assets 0 5 241
Net cash used in investing activities (210,504) (335,790) (276,102)
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 1,280,700 778,000 169,000
Payments on long-term debt (1,238,059) (666,640) (127,166)
Refinance costs (16,946) (6,477) 0
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation (121) (318) (416)
Dividend to Ascent Capital (5,000) 0 (2,000)
Contributions from Ascent Capital 0 22,690 0
Net cash provided by financing activities 20,574 127,255 39,418
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 597 627 (2,402)
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 2,580 1,953 4,355
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 3,177 2,580 1,953
Eliminations      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0  
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0 0  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired   0  
Increase in restricted cash 0 0  
Proceeds from sale of assets   0  
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0  
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0 0  
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0  
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0    
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0  
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 0 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 0 0 0
Parent Issuer      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 181,384 201,477  
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (7,997) (11,866)  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (193,790) (260,256)  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired   (56,778)  
Increase in restricted cash 55 (37)  
Proceeds from sale of assets   5  
Net cash used in investing activities (201,732) (328,932)  
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 1,280,700 778,000  
Payments on long-term debt (1,238,059) (666,640)  
Refinance costs (16,946) (6,477)  
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation (121) (318)  
Dividend to Ascent Capital (5,000)    
Contributions from Ascent Capital   22,690  
Net cash provided by financing activities 20,574 127,255  
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 226 (200)  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,513 1,713  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,739 1,513 1,713
Subsidiary Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 9,143 7,685  
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (1,181) (556)  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (7,591) (6,302)  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired   0  
Increase in restricted cash 0 0  
Proceeds from sale of assets   0  
Net cash used in investing activities (8,772) (6,858)  
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0 0  
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0  
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0    
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0  
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 371 827  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,067 240  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,438 1,067 240
Non-Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0  
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0 0  
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0  
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired   0  
Increase in restricted cash 0 0  
Proceeds from sale of assets   0  
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0  
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0 0  
Value of shares withheld for share-based compensation 0 0  
Dividend to Ascent Capital 0    
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0  
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents 0 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0 0  
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 0 $ 0 $ 0