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): October 31, 2012
ASCENT CAPITAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
5251 DTC Parkway, Suite 1000
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 628-5600
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):
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On October 31, 2012, Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release, attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing it will release its third quarter earnings on Thursday, November 8th at 5:00 p.m. ET. Participating on the call will be John Orr, the Companys Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Mike Meyers, the Companys Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Mike Haislip, the Companys Executive Vice President. During the call, management will provide an update on the Companys operations, including the financial performance of its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc.
This Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished to the SEC under Item 7.01 of Form 8-K in satisfaction of the public disclosure requirements of Regulation FD and shall not be deemed filed for any purpose.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: November 8, 2012