Ad for Reno's Roller Kingdom Goes Viral

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Ad for Reno's Roller Kingdom Goes Viral

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A commercial for a Reno roller rink is going viral online, and will be featured on a cable TV show. KUNR's Michael Hagerty has more.

The 90-second commercial is for Reno's Roller Kingdom and playfully extols the virtues of roller skating as a way to keep kids off the streets and out of trouble.

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The spot was produced for free by the cable TV show "Rhett and Link: Commercial Kings," where the spot will be shown. By Friday afternoon the video had already reached nearly 250-thousand views on YouTube in just four days. Roller Kingdom employees play the criminals, including owner Brad Armstrong.