Global’s PR department finally dropped the release I’ve been anticipating for weeks now — the “We’re kicking ass” release. “Global jumpstarts the 2021-22 TV season — scoring number one’s across the board,” it begins. The Corus Entertainment network declared itself the home of the No. 1 new and overall series,” CSI: Vegas, the No. 1

The Banff World Media Festival hosted, albeit virtually, their 42nd annual Rockie Awards Tuesday. Some quick impressions. The best window to the awards was on YouTube, which provided a glitch-free way to view the festivals’ trophy binge. Find the YouTube link here. As a viewer, I appreciated the swift way each award was presented. Clips

CTV’s at home, virtual upfront presentation for advertisers took a while to start streaming Tuesday afternoon. The same thing happened Monday to Rogers/Citytv/Sportsnet. Before we all make with the media companies that can’t run media jokes, these presentations are complex productions shared with thousands of ad buyers simultaneously, on a variety of systems, across Canada