Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Summary of Activity with NCM (Detail)

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Summary of Activity with NCM (Detail) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Beginning Balance $ 72,040    
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment (9,137) (9,302) (30,683)
Equity in earnings (13,109) (5,651) 3,438
Ending Balance 78,123 72,040  
Cash Received
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Revenues earned under ESA 7,112 [1] 5,890 [1] 5,033 [1]
Receipt of excess cash distributions 24,392 26,345 24,369
Receipt under tax receivable agreement 3,890 4,867 4,262
Ending Balance 35,394 37,102 33,664
Other Revenue
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Revenues earned under ESA (7,112) [1] (5,890) [1] (5,033) [1]
Amortization of deferred revenue (4,142) (3,565) (3,116)
Ending Balance (11,254) (9,455) (8,149)
Equity in Earnings
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Equity in earnings (4,416) (5,413) (4,463)
Ending Balance (4,416) (5,413) (4,463)
Distributions From Ncm
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Receipt of excess cash distributions (17,889) (20,023) (19,616)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement (2,923) (4,138) (3,742)
Ending Balance (20,812) (24,161) (23,358)
Investment In Ncm
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Beginning Balance 72,040 64,376 34,232
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment 9,137 9,302 30,683
Change of interest gain due to extraordinary common unit adjustment     271 [2]
Receipt of excess cash distributions (6,503) (6,322) (4,753)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement (967) (729) (520)
Equity in earnings 4,416 5,413 4,463
Ending Balance 78,123 72,040 64,376
Deferred Revenue
     
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]      
Beginning Balance (236,310) (230,573) (203,006)
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment (9,137) (9,302) (30,683)
Amortization of deferred revenue 4,142 3,565 3,116
Ending Balance $ (241,305) $ (236,310) $ (230,573)
[1] 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 $10,156, $10,733 and $11,063 for the years ended December 31, 2010, 2011 and 2012, respectively.
[2] Change in interest gain is included in (gain) loss on sale of assets and other on the consolidated statement of income.