Educating Joey Essex will see the Only Way Is Essex star travel to Africa to learn about its culture, wildlife and geography.
Phillip Schofield has also been announced as the show's narrator, after Essex posted a photo of himself and the This Morning presenter together.
The Lime Pictures project is expected to air on ITV2 in the coming months.
During filming for the series, the 23-year-old made friends with a domesticated monkey named Milo, who wears a nappy and a waistcoat. He was reportedly rushed to hospital after later being bitten by the animal.
Joey Essex has also been linked to a new ITV reality show in which they teach members of the public how to drive.