Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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
12 Months Ended
Jul. 05, 2018
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment   $ 1,552    
Interest accrued related to significant financing component   (28,624)    
Equity in earnings   41,870 $ 39,242 $ 35,985
NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance   275,592    
Beginning Balance   (350,242)    
Purchase of additional common units $ 78,393   78,393  
Ending Balance   265,792 275,592  
Ending Balance   (348,354) (350,242)  
Investment In NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance   275,592 200,550 189,995
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment   1,552 5,012 18,363
Purchase of additional common units     78,393  
Receipt of excess cash distributions   (23,452) (19,786) (15,093)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement   (2,492) (2,419) (2,265)
Equity in earnings   14,592 13,842 9,550
Ending Balance   265,792 275,592 200,550
NCM Screen Advertising Advances        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance   (350,242) (351,706) (343,928)
Impact of adoption of ASC Topic 606 [1]     (9,288)  
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment   (1,552) (5,012) (18,363)
Interest accrued related to significant financing component [1],[2]   (28,624)    
Amortization of screen advertising advances   32,064 [1] 15,764 10,585
Ending Balance   (348,354) (350,242) (351,706)
NCM Screen Advertising Advances | NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment [2]   1,552    
Distributions from NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance   (15,389) (16,407)  
Receipt of excess cash distributions   (11,631) (13,231) (14,158)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement   (1,242) (2,158) (2,249)
Ending Balance   (12,873) (15,389) (16,407)
Equity in Earnings        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance   (13,842) (9,550)  
Ending Balance   (14,592) (13,842) (9,550)
Equity in Earnings | NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Equity in earnings   (14,592) (13,842) (9,550)
Other Revenue        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Total Revenues   (47,631) (21,859)  
Revenues earned under ESA [3]   (13,782) [4] (31,867) [1] (11,274)
Total Revenues   (45,846) (47,631) (21,859)
Other Revenue | NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Amortization of screen advertising advances   (32,064) [1] (15,764) (10,585)
Interest Expense - NCM        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance [4]   19,724    
Revenues earned under ESA [1],[3],[4]     19,724  
Interest accrued related to significant financing component [1],[4]   28,624    
Ending Balance [4]   28,624 19,724  
Cash Received        
Schedule Of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Total Cash Received   49,737 45,039  
Revenues earned under ESA [3]   13,782 [4] 12,143 [1] 11,274
Receipt of excess cash distributions   35,083 33,017 29,251
Receipt under tax receivable agreement   3,734 4,577 4,514
Total Cash Received   $ 52,599 $ 49,737 $ 45,039
[1] As a result of adoption of ASC Topic 606, the Company determined that the deferred revenue associated with the ESA and CUA agreement should be amortized on a straight-line basis versus the units of revenue method followed prior to adoption.  In addition, the Company determined that a significant financing component existed for the ESA.  See Note 4 for further discussion of the impact of the adoption of ASC Topic 606.
[2] See Significant Financing Component discussion below.  See Note 7 for the maturity of balances as of December 31, 2019.
[3] Amounts include the per patron and per digital screen theatre access fees due to the Company, net of amounts due to NCM for on-screen advertising time provided to the Company’s beverage concessionaire. The amounts due to NCM for on-screen advertising time provided to the Company’s beverage concessionaire were approximately $11,110, $11,965 and $11,478 for the years ended December 31, 2017, 2018 and 2019, respectively.
[4] Approximately $4,828 represents screen rental revenues earned under the amendment to the ESA.  See Note 4.