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Investment in National CineMedia LLC (Details)

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Investment in National CineMedia LLC (Details) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Dec. 31, 2010
Dec. 31, 2009
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Investment in NCM, Net, Beginning balance $ 64,376    
Equity in earnings (losses) 5,651 (3,438) (907)
Investment in NCM, Net, Ending balance 72,040 64,376  
Investment in NCM [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Investment in NCM, Net, Beginning balance 64,376 34,232 19,141
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment 9,302 30,683 15,536
Change of interest gain due extraordinary common unit adjustment   271  
Receipt of excess cash distributions (6,322) (4,753) (2,358)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement (729) (520)  
Equity in earnings (losses) 5,413 4,463 1,913
Investment in NCM, Net, Ending balance 72,040 64,376 34,232
Deferred Revenue [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Investment in NCM, Net, Beginning balance (230,573) (203,006) (189,847)
Receipt of common units due to annual common unit adjustment (9,302) (30,683) (15,536)
Amortization of deferred revenue 3,565 3,116 2,377
Investment in NCM, Net, Ending balance (236,310) (230,573) (203,006)
Distributions from NCM [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Total cash received, Beginning balance (23,358) (20,822)  
Receipt of excess cash distributions (20,023) (19,616) (17,738)
Receipt under tax receivable agreement (4,138) (3,742) (3,084)
Total cash received, Ending balance (24,161) (23,358) (20,822)
Equity Earnings [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Total cash received, Beginning balance (4,463) (1,913)  
Equity in earnings (losses) (5,413) (4,463) (1,913)
Total cash received, Ending balance (5,413) (4,463) (1,913)
Other Revenue [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Total cash received, Beginning balance (8,149) (8,088)  
Revenues earned under ESA (5,890) (5,033) (5,711)
Amortization of deferred revenue (3,565) (3,116) (2,377)
Total cash received, Ending balance (9,455) (8,149) (8,088)
Cash Received [Member]
     
Summary of activity with NCM included in company's condensed consolidated financial statements      
Total cash received, Beginning balance 33,664 28,891  
Revenues earned under ESA 5,890 5,033 5,711
Receipt of excess cash distributions 26,345 24,369 20,096
Receipt under tax receivable agreement 4,867 4,262 3,084
Total cash received, Ending balance $ 37,102 $ 33,664 $ 28,891