Show Business: The Blue Tube

The names sound as if they would be more at home on sleazy Times Square marquees than in a TV log: I Am Curious (Yellow) and (Blue), The Conjugal Bed, And So to Bed, How to Succeed with Sex and Naked and Free. For thousands of viewers of UHF Channel 79 in Toronto, however, they are as familiar as The Flip Wilson Show.

Channel 79 delicately calls its Friday-midnight show The Baby-Blue Movie, underlining the fact that it draws the line at hard-core porn. "We try to come by material that is mildly salacious," says Managing Director Moses Znaimer, "yet still carries...

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