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Debt - Schedule of Long-Term Debt (Details)

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Debt - Schedule of Long-Term Debt (Details) - USD ($)
9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Mar. 31, 2019
Feb. 29, 2016
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value   $ 994,000,000 $ 1,816,450,000    
Less: Current portion of long-term debt   (8,225,000) (1,816,450,000)    
Long-term debt   985,775,000 0    
Takeback Loan Facility          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value $ 822,500,000        
Takeback Loan Facility | Takeback Loan Facility Due March 2024          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value $ 822,500,000 $ 822,500,000      
Effective interest rate   9.20%      
Takeback Loan Facility | Takeback Loan Facility Due March 2024 | LIBOR          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 6.50% 6.50%      
Floor on variable debt 1.25% 1.25%      
Takeback Loan Facility | Takeback Loan Facility Due March 2024 | Base Rate          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 5.50%        
Term Loan | Term Loan Due July 2024          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value   $ 150,000,000      
Effective interest rate   7.60%      
Borrowing capacity $ 150,000,000        
Term Loan | Term Loan Due July 2024 | LIBOR          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt   5.00%      
Floor on variable debt   1.50%      
Term Loan | Term Loan Due September 2022          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value     $ 1,075,250,000    
Effective interest rate     8.60%    
Term Loan | Term Loan Due September 2022 | LIBOR          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 5.50%   5.50%    
Floor on variable debt 1.00%   1.00%    
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Borrowing capacity $ 145,000,000        
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility Due July 2024 | Revolving Credit Facility          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value   $ 21,500,000      
Effective interest rate   12.70%      
Borrowing capacity $ 145,000,000        
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility Due July 2024 | Revolving Credit Facility | LIBOR          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 5.00% 5.00%      
Floor on variable debt 1.50% 1.50%      
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility Due July 2024 | Revolving Credit Facility | Base Rate          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 4.00% 4.00%      
Floor on variable debt 4.50% 4.50%      
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility Due 2021 | Revolving Credit Facility          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value $ 181,400,000   $ 144,200,000    
Effective interest rate     7.50%    
Borrowing capacity     $ 295,000,000 $ 195,000,000  
Line of Credit | Revolving Credit Facility Due 2021 | Revolving Credit Facility | LIBOR          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Basis spread on variable debt 4.00%   4.00%    
Floor on variable debt 1.00%   1.00%    
Senior Notes | Senior Notes 9.125 Percent Due 2020          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value     $ 585,000,000    
Debt interest rate 9.125%   9.125%    
Effective interest rate     9.10%    
Ascent Intercompany Loan | Promissory Note Due to Ascent Capital due October 2020          
Debt Instrument [Line Items]          
Total debt carrying value     $ 12,000,000   $ 12,000,000
Effective interest rate     12.50%