SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): July 7, 2011
ASCENT MEDIA CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
12300 Liberty Boulevard
Englewood, Colorado 80112
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (720) 875-5622
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On July 7, 2011, the Company filed a Certificate of Ownership and Merger (the Certificate of Merger) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware, pursuant to which the Company changed its name from Ascent Media Corporation to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. The Certificate of Merger will have no effect on the rights of stockholders other than changing the name of the Company. The Certificate of Merger is included as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company issued a press release on July 7, 2011 to announce the name change discussed above, which is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 8, 2011