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One Direction to Appear, Perform on NBC’s “TODAY” Show

In conjunction with the release of “FOUR,” the five boys of One Direction will appear on NBC’s “TODAY” Show.

The network confirmed that One Direction will appear during all three portions of the November 17 episode; its role on the show will commence with a performance from Universal Orlando in the 7-9AM ET segment.

The group’s hotly anticipated fourth studio album launches that day.

Steve Harvey, Jay Bauer, Billy Bush and Kit Hoover are also confirmed for the November 17 episode.

Other upcoming “TODAY” performers include 3 Winans Brothers, The Rockettes, Dionne Warwick with Ruben Studdard, Nick Lachey and Kristin Chenoweth.

NBC’s latest “TODAY” listings follow:

Monday, November 10

(7-9 a.m.) George W. Bush on his book, 41: A Portrait of My Father. Snooze or Lose. Andy Cohen on his book, The Andy Cohen Diaries. Samantha Power, Laverne Cox, and Sarah Burton on Today. Anjelica Huston on her book, A Story Lately Told: Coming of Age in Ireland, London, and New York. Kelly Osbourne on Fashion Police.

(9-10 a.m.) Rhea Perlman on The Mindy Project. Chris Lowell discusses Beside Still Waters.

(10-11 a.m.) Kelly Osbourne on Today. Reid Scott on Behind Still Waters. 3 Winans Brothers perform live on Today.

Tuesday, November 11

(7-9 a.m.) George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush on Today. Snooze or Lose. Hiring Our Heroes. Inside a military home. Stephen King on Revival. Jennifer Hudson and Clive Davis perform live on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Bella Thorne on her book, Autumn Falls. Snooze or Lose. Hope To It. Tamron’s Tuesday Trend.

(10-11 a.m.) Bette Midler on Today. Ambush Makeovers. Thanksgiving cooking on Today.

Wednesday, November 12

(7-9 a.m.) Jon Stewart on Rosewater. Snooze or Lose. Steals and Deals. Adam Mansbach on his book, You have to F**king Eat. Julien’s Auctions: Princess Diana. The Rockettes perform live on the plaza.

(9-10 a.m.) Bobby and Peter Farrelly on Dumb and Dumber To. Snooze or Lose. Joy Bauer on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) Kirk Cameron on Saving Christmas. Dionne Warwick and Ruben Studdard perform live on Today.

Thursday, November 13

(7-9 a.m.) Rokerthon: Breaking the Guinness World Record. Snooze or Lose. Candice Bergen and Alan Alda on Love Letters. The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award.

(9-10 a.m.) Aaron Sorkin discusses The Newsroom. Jeff Dunham on All Over the Map. Your Weekend Jumpstart.

(10-11 a.m.) Candice Bergen and Alan Alda on Today. Jill Martin and Kenneth Cole reveal the Guinness World Record breaking shoe. Ambush Makeovers. Nick Lachey performs lives on Today.

Friday, November 14

(7-9 a.m.) Snooze or Lose. Today Book Club. Together We Make Football. Katherine Heigl on State of Affairs. Cures for winter skin.

(9-10 a.m.) Ticket to Hollywood. Adam Brody on Life Partners. Gael García Bernal discusses Rosewater.

(10-11 a.m.) Katherine Heigl on Today. Bobbie’s Buzz. Relationship advice with Matthew Hussey. Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month.

Monday, November 17

(7-9 a.m.) One Direction perform live on Today from Universal Orlando Resort. Steve Harvey on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) One Direction on Today.

(10-11 a.m.) One Direction perform on Today. Joy Bauer on Today. Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Today.

Tuesday, November 18

(7-9 a.m.) Shine A Light. Al Michaels on his book, You Can’t Make This Stuff Up. Russell Brand on his book, The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Russell Brand’s Trickster Tales.

(9-10 a.m.) Andre Braugher on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Money mistakes and fixes through the decades. Tamron’s Tuesday Trend.

(10-11 a.m.) Guys Tell All. Property Brothers’ Jonathan and Drew Scott on Today. Mary Higgins Clark on her book, The Cinderella Murder.

Wednesday, November 19

(7-9 a.m.) Jay Leno on Today. People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive. Beth Stern on her book, Yoda: The Story of a Cat and His Kittens.

(9-10 a.m.) Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich on Penguins of Madagascar. Thanksgiving family fun ideas.

(10-11 a.m.) Life hacks for entertaining. Beth Stern on Today. TBD.

Thursday, November 20

(7-9 a.m.) No-Shave Today. Viewing life through an iPhone. Colin Jost and Michael Che on Saturday Night Live. Cirque Dreams Holidaze on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) TBD.

(10-11 a.m.) Kristin Chenoweth performs live on Today. Ambush Makeovers. TBD.

Friday, November 21

(7-9 a.m.) No-Shave Today. Together We Make Football. Dave Karger’s holiday movie preview. TBD.

(9-10 a.m.) Cures for the never-ending cough. TBD.

(10-11 a.m.) Bobbie’s Buzz. Thanksgiving tools. Susie Essman, Judy Gold and Lisa Lampanelli on Today. TBD.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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