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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Consolidated Financial Statements (Detail)

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Summary of Activity with NCM Included in Company's Consolidated Financial Statements (Detail) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Mar. 31, 2016
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity in earnings $ 10,060 $ 7,142
Investment In NCM    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance 189,995  
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment 18,363  
Receipt of excess cash distributions 6,837  
Equity in earnings 3,241  
Ending Balance 204,762  
Cash Received    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Revenues earned under ESA [1] 725  
Receipt of excess cash distributions 13,625  
Ending Balance 14,350  
Other Revenue    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Ending Balance (3,171)  
Revenues earned under ESA [1] 725  
Equity in Earnings    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity in earnings (3,241)  
Distributions from NCM    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Receipt of excess cash distributions 6,788  
Ending Balance (6,788)  
Deferred Revenue    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance (343,928)  
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment (18,363)  
Ending Balance (359,845)  
NCM    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Beginning Balance 189,995  
Beginning Balance (343,928)  
Ending Balance (359,845)  
Ending Balance 204,762  
NCM | Other Revenue    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Amortization of deferred revenue 2,446  
NCM | Equity in Earnings    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Equity in earnings (3,241)  
NCM | Deferred Revenue    
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]    
Amortization of deferred revenue $ 2,446  
[1] Amount includes the per patron and per digital screen theatre access fees due to the Company, net of amounts paid to NCM for on-screen advertising time provided to the Company's beverage concessionaire of approximately $3,042.