Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (“Ascent” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ASCMA) will issue a press release reporting its results for the second quarter of 2012 after the market close on Wednesday, August 8, 2012. The company will host a conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. ET in which management will provide an update on Ascent’s operations, including the financial performance of its wholly owned subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., and may discuss future opportunities. Participating on the call will be Ascent’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Fitzgerald; Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Mike Meyers; and Executive Vice President, Mike Haislip. Messrs. Haislip and Meyers are also executive officers of Monitronics. To access the call please dial (888) 462-5915 from the United States, or (760) 666-3831 from outside the U.S. The conference call I.D. number is 13780596. Participants should dial in 5 to 10 minutes before the scheduled time and must be on a touch-tone telephone to ask questions. A replay of the call can be accessed through August 15, 2012 by dialing (800) 585-8367 from the U.S., or (404) 537-3406 from outside the U.S. The conference call I.D. number is 13780596. This call will also be available as a live webcast which can be accessed at Ascent’s Investor Relations Website at http://www.ascentcapitalgroupinc.com/Investor-Relations.aspx. About Ascent Capital Group, Inc. Ascent is a holding company and owns 100 percent of its operating subsidiary, Monitronics, one of the nation’s largest, fastest-growing home security alarm monitoring companies, headquartered in Dallas, TX, and certain former subsidiaries of Ascent Media Group, LLC.