Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 28, 2018
Aug. 01, 2018
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 28, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Registrant Name National CineMedia, LLC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001527190  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-27  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   157,564,977