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Google releases latest YouTube Original with first episode free via Assistant

With the announcement of YouTube Premium earlier this month, Google is planning more original content for its subscription service. The latest YouTube Original is arriving next week and cleverly being promoted through the Google Assistant. Impulse is based on the “Jumper” science fiction series by Steven Gould, with the first book adapted into a movie in 2008. The drama is directed by Bourne Identity and Edge of Tomorrow directory Doug Liman. As an advertisement, users can talk to Google Assistant to stream the first episode for free. Logistically, the show created an Action on Google which can be invoked by saying “Hey Google, talk to Impulse.” After launching the Assistant app, users…

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