You can decide if you want to have new bookings downloaded from channels marked as NEW or as CONFIRMED

NEW bookings  will be shown in the New Bookings tab in Reservation View and Dashboard and they will have a status NEW which has a purple color:

CONFIRMED bookings do not show up on the New Bookings tab and they have navy blue CONFIRMED status (see screenshot above).

You can determine the default status fo bookings downloaded from channels it in Property Settings / General / Preferences: