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Mario Lopez to produce YouTube show about his family and his faith

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 27:  Television personality Mario Lopez attends BKB 3, Big Knockout Boxing, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 27, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for DIRECTV)

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 27: Television personality Mario Lopez attends BKB 3, Big Knockout Boxing, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 27, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for DIRECTV)  (2015 Getty Images)

Mario Lopez is headed to YouTube thanks to a deal with Awesomeness TV’s Awestruck digital network.

The “Extra” co-host will be tasked with creating programming about his family, his faith, his fitness and diet. The channel will feature his wife Courtney Lopez and their children, Gia and Dominic, Variety reported.

“I’m so excited to launch my personal YouTube channel with Awestruck,” Lopez said in a statement. “Their focus on family and fun made them the perfect partner. And the fact that I get to include my family makes it that much better.”

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Awestruck is a digital entertainment and lifestyle network aimed at millennial moms. It’s original short-form programming is distributed via YouTube, Facebook and Verizon’s go90 app.

Lopez, 42, will be joining the likes of Zoe Saldaña, Molly Sims, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and “Jennifer “Jwoww” Farley, who are other celebrities who have deals with the network.

“Mario is a perfect addition to the Awestruck community,” said Awestruck chief Sarah Penna in a statement. “Not only did moms like myself grow up watching him on TV, but he’s a great example of the multi-tasking parent of today.”

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