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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 9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2016
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Equity in income of affiliates $ 10,902 $ 12,390 $ 26,767 $ 24,597
NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Beginning Balance     189,995  
Beginning Balance     (343,928)  
Equity in income of affiliates 5,032 $ 5,815 8,098 $ 7,660
Ending Balance 204,347   204,347  
Ending Balance (354,419)   (354,419)  
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     (10,020)  
Receipt under tax receivable agreement     (2,089)  
Equity in income of affiliates     8,098  
Ending Balance 204,347   204,347  
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 (354,419)   (354,419)  
Deferred Revenue | NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Amortization of deferred revenue     7,872  
Distributions from NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Receipt of excess cash distributions     (9,630)  
Receipt under tax receivable agreement     (2,074)  
Ending Balance (11,704)   (11,704)  
Equity in Earnings        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Ending Balance (8,098)   (8,098)  
Equity in Earnings | NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Equity in income of affiliates     (8,098)  
Other Revenue        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Revenues earned under ESA [1]     (8,446)  
Ending Balance (16,318)   (16,318)  
Other Revenue | NCM        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Amortization of deferred revenue     (7,872)  
Cash Received        
Schedule of Equity Method Investments [Line Items]        
Revenues earned under ESA [1]     8,446  
Receipt of excess cash distributions     19,650  
Receipt under tax receivable agreement     4,163  
Ending Balance $ 32,259   $ 32,259  
[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 $8,382.