A+E Networks Italy has launched HD factual entertainment channel BLAZE today, with SKY Italia. As part of its partnership with SKY, ad sales for BLAZE will be handled by Sky Media. The new brand was launched in the U.K. in September 2016 and has since attracted nearly 5.4 million viewers. Blaze will air content produced by A+E Networks, with titles including Ax MenPower & IceAlaska Off Road Warriors, and Mountain Men, among others.