-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, UMZWL6YamogAqxox4ZiBPW3udKPYe2iRPNHXVdcTHyL9x2cFqgxCxXhWIzu8FO/u CjD3fZB+1FWdiT6z/atvMA== 0000891804-11-000512.txt : 20110128 0000891804-11-000512.hdr.sgml : 20110128 20110128102703 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000891804-11-000512 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20110128 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20110128 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: WEITZ WALLACE R & CO CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000883965 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: UNKNOWN SIC - 0000 [0000] IRS NUMBER: 470654095 STATE OF INCORPORATION: NE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1125 SOUTH 103 STREET STREET 2: SUITE 600 CITY: OMAHA STATE: NE ZIP: 68124 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: ONE PACIFIC PLACE STREET 2: SUITE 600 CITY: OMAHA STATE: NE ZIP: 68124-6008 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Ascent Media CORP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001437106 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: CABLE & OTHER PAY TELEVISION SERVICES [4841] IRS NUMBER: 262735737 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-84212 FILM NUMBER: 11554122 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 520 BROADWAY, 5TH FLOOR CITY: SANTA MONICA STATE: CA ZIP: 90401 BUSINESS PHONE: 310 434 7000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 520 BROADWAY, 5TH FLOOR CITY: SANTA MONICA STATE: CA ZIP: 90401 SC 13G 1 wz50832-ascent13g.htm ASCENT MEDIA CORPORATION Unassociated Document




SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549





SCHEDULE 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934




Ascent Media Corporation


Common - Class A  

(Title of Class of Securities)

043632108 

(Cusip Number)

12/31/2010

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)



Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

/X/  Rule 13d-1 (b)
 
/   /  Rule 13d-1 (c)
 
/   /  Rule 13d-1 (d)



 
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CUSIP NO.  043632108 
13G


1)  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON                                                                I.R.S. NUMBER OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Wallace R. Weitz & Company
Tax I.D. No. 47-0654095

2)  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP:
 
(a) [     ]
 
(b)   X

3)  SEC USE ONLY

4)  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
State of Nebraska

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH:
5)  Sole Voting Power:
679,000
6)  Shared Voting Power:
None
7)  Sole Dispositive Power:
679,000
8)  Shared Dispositive Power:
None
 
9)  AGGREGATE AMOUNT OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
679,000

10) CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW 9 EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
[  ]

11) PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9.
 
5.0%

12) TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IA

 
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 043632108 
13G

1)  
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
Wallace R. Weitz

2)  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP:
     (a)   [      ]
(b)  
   X

2)  
SEC USE ONLY

3)  
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
Citizen of the United States of America

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH:
5)  Sole Voting Power:                                                                None
6)  Shared Voting Power:                                                            679,000
7)  Sole Dispositive Power:                                                        None
8)  Shared Dispositive Power:                                                    679,000

9)  
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
679,000

10)  
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW 9 EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
[   ]

11)  
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
5.0%

12)  
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
IN


 

 
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Item 1(a).  Name of Issuer:
 
Ascent media Corporation

Item 1(b).  Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Office:
 
520 Broadway, 5th Floor
 
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Item 2(a).  Names of Persons Filing:
Wallace R. Weitz & Company
Wallace R. Weitz, President and Primary Owner of Wallace R. Weitz & Company

Item 2(b).  Principal Business Address of Persons Filing:
1125 South 103rd Street, Suite 200
Omaha, Nebraska 68124-1071

Item 2(c).  Citizenship:
Wallace R. Weitz & Company – State of Nebraska
Wallace R. Weitz – Citizen of United States of America

Item 2(d).  Title of Class of Securities:
Common Stock-Class A

Item 2(e).  CUSIP Number:
043632108

Item 3.  If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b), check whether the person filing is a:
 
(e)  
Investment Adviser registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers  Act of 1940.  This statement is being filed by Wallace R. Weitz & Company (“Weitz & Co.”) as a registered investment adviser.  All of the securities reported in this statement are owned of record by investment advisory clients of Weitz & Co. and none are owned directly or indirectly by Weitz & Co.  As permitted by Rule 13d-4, the filing of this statement shall not be construed as an admission that Weitz & Co. is the beneficial owner of any of the securities covered by the statement.

(g)  
Control Person.  This statement is also being filed by Wallace R. Weitz (“Weitz”), President and primary owner of Weitz & Co. in the event he could be deemed to be an indirect beneficial owner of the securities reported by Weitz & Co. through the exercise of voting control and/or dispositive power over the securities as a result of his official positions or ownership of the voting securities of Weitz & Co. Mr. Weitz does not own directly or indirectly any securities covered by this statement for his own account. As permitted by Rule 13d-4, the filing of this statement shall not be construed as an admission that Mr. Weitz is the beneficial owner of any of the securities covered by this statement.
 
 
 
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Item 4.  Ownership:
(a)  
Amount Beneficially Owned:
(i)  Weitz & Co.                     679,000 Shares
(ii) Weitz                                679,000 Shares

(b)  
Percent of Class:
(i)  Weitz & Co.                     5.0%
(ii) Weitz                                5.0%

 
(c)  Number of Shares as to which such person has:
(I)  sole power to direct vote:
(i)  Weitz & Co.                                679,000
(ii) Weitz                                           0

(II)  shared power to direct vote:
(i)  Weitz & Co.
0
(ii) Weitz
679,000

(III)  sole power to dispose:
(i)  Weitz & Co.
679,000
(ii) Weitz
0

(IV)  shared power to dispose:
(i)  Weitz & Co.
0
(ii) Weitz
679,000

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class
 
N/A

Item 6.  Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person
N/A

Item 7.  Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company
N/A

Item 8.  Identification and Classification of Members of the Group
N/A
 
Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group
N/A


Item 10. Certification
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired for
 
 
 
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the purpose of and do not have the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having such purposes or effect.

 
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
 
 
Date:  January 28, 2011

 
WALLACE R. WEITZ & COMPANY

By:
/s/ Wallace R. Weitz
Name:
Wallace R. Weitz
Title:   
President

 
WALLACE R. WEITZ
 
(Individually)

 
/s/ Wallace R. Weitz

 
Joint Filing Agreement

In accordance with Rule 13d-1 (k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the persons or entities named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of this Schedule 13G with respect to the securities of the Issuer and further  agree that this joint filing agreement be included as an exhibit to this Schedule 13G. In evidence thereof, the undersigned hereby execute this agreement as of the 28th day of January, 2011

 
 WALLACE R. WEITZ & COMPANY

By:
/s/ Wallace R. Weitz
Name:   
Wallace R. Weitz
Title:
President

 
WALLACE R. WEITZ
 
(Individually)

 
/s/ Wallace R. Weitz
 
 
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