Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, More Supporting “Fifty Shades Darker” On NBC’s TODAY Show

Fifty Shades Darker [Promo Poster | Universal]

“Fifty Shades Darker” opens wide on February 10, 2017.

In advance of the launch, several principals will appear on NBC’s TODAY Show.

Per NBC listings, “Fifty Shades” author and film producer EL James will appear during the 7-9AM portion of the January 30 episode.

Cast member Marcia Gay Harden will appear during that portion of the January 31 installment, while an interview with star Dakota Johnson will air during the 7-9AM window of the February 1 TODAY.

Star Jamie Dornan will appear within the 7-9AM section of the February 2 episode. There will also be a “Masquerade Ball” segment on February 3.

NBC’s official TODAY listings follow:

Monday, January 23

(7-9 a.m.) Laurie Hernandez on I Got This. Start Today: Live to 100. Today Style.

(9-10 a.m.) John Cena on Today. Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romjin on Love Locks. Secrets to a Better Sleep. Today Food. Strategies for Stress-Free Small Talk.

(10-11 a.m.) Retta on Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce. Laurie Hernandez on I Got This. Start Today. Today’s Buzz. Favorite Things. Chris Janson performs on Today.

Tuesday, January 24

(7-9 a.m.) Robert Gates on A Passion For Leadership. Dave Karger on Today. Start Today: Live to 100. Today Style. Illinois Stylists Join The Fight Against Domestic Violence.

(9-10 a.m.) Secrets to a Better Marriage. John Cena on Today. Kid’s Choice Awards. Winter Wow Me Week.

(10-11 a.m.) Sally Clarkson and Nathan Clarkson on Different. Brainteaser Tuesday. Today Food with Jennifer Esposito. Today Style. Give It Away. Michael Ray performs on Today.

Wednesday, January 25

(7-9 a.m.) Dennis Quaid on A Dog’s Purpose. Today Style. TODAY’s True Crime Update. Today Food. Start Today: Live to 100.

(9-10 a.m.) Darius Rucker on Today. Dennis Quaid on A Dog’s Purpose. Kelly Rowland on The 10th Date. Secrets to a Better Body. Winter Wow Me Week.

(10-11 a.m.) Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper on Today. Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month: Vérité. Who Knew: Magic with Arjun Gupta of SyFy’s Magicians. Learn Something New in the New Year. Joy’s Diet SOS.

Thursday, January 26

(7-9 a.m.) Gwen Stefani and Celine Dion on The Voice. Glenn Close on Sunset Boulevard. Start Today: Live to 100. What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet.

(9-10 a.m.) Food Mythbusters. Darius Rucker on Today. From The Red Carpet to Real Life. Winter Wow Me Week.

(10-11 a.m.) Glenn Close on Sunset Boulevard. Ben Gleib on The Idiot Test. Bellamy Young on Scandal. Today Food with Seamus Mullen. Ambush Makeover. Ok or Not Ok.

Friday, January 27

(7-9 a.m.) Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant on The Santa Clarita Diet. Start Today: Live to 100. Today Food. Steve Aoki and Louis Tomlinson perform on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Alfonso Ribeiro on Today. Luke Perry on Riverdale. Freebie Friday. Today Food. Making The Most Out of Your Space.

(10-11 a.m.) Sundance Film Festival Recap with Lilliana Vazquez. Today Style. Junk Food to Joy Food. Woman Builds Her Own Home from YouTube Tutorials. Gadgets and Gear for Your Super Bowl Party.

Monday, January 30

(7-9 a.m.) E. L. James on Fifty Shades Darker. Vanessa Hudgens on Powerless. Stuff We Love. Today Food.

(9-10 a.m.) Andy Grammer on Today. Grammer Rules: Kids Take On Our Hosts. Best Buys for TV’s. Today Food.

(10-11 a.m.) Vanessa Hudgens on Powerless. Fan Of The Week. Today’s Buzz. Favorite Things.

Tuesday, January 31

(7-9 a.m.) Start Today: Live To 100. Marcia Gay Harden on Fifty Shades Darker. What to Buy in February. Today Food.

(9-10 a.m.) KeKe Palmer. Andy Grammer on Today. Break Your Resolution Today. Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back Rankings.

(10-11 a.m.) Ricky Gervais on David Brent: Life On The Road. Brainteaser Tuesday. Today Style. Paul Kennamer on Eating You Alive. Brandy Clark performs on Today.

Wednesday, February 1

(7-9 a.m.) Dakota Johnson on Fifty Shades Darker. Today’s Living Legend: Buzz Aldrin. Joy’s Healthy Heart. DIY Super Bowl Party. Today Puppy.

(9-10 a.m.) Break Your Resolution Today. Birds Bonanza with Corbin Maxey.

(10-11 a.m.) Joy SOS. Who Knew. Ideas For Your Super Bowl Party. Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin on The Skimm.

Thursday, February 2

(7-9 a.m.) Jamie Dornan on Fifty Shades Darker. Keanu Reeves on John Wick 2. Joy’s Healthy Heart. Dr. Phil on Today. Today Food.

(9-10 a.m.) Super Snack Hacks for the Super Bowl. Super Bowl Ad Preview. Michael Carbonaro on Carbonaro Effect.

(10-11 a.m.) Keanu Reeves on John Wick 2. Bobbie’s Buzz. Ambush Makeover. Today Food with Tory McPhail. Puppy Bowl.

Friday, February 3

(7-9 a.m.) Joy’s Healthy Heart. Fifty Shades Darker Masquerade Ball. Today Food with Gordon Ramsay. LeAnn Rimes performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Freebie Friday. In The Kitchen with Al. Super Ideas For Your Super Bowl Party. 2nd Anniversary of Today’s Take Baby Bowl.

(10-11 a.m.) Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant on The Santa Clarita Diet. Leslie Mann on The Comedian. Lilliana’s Luxe for Less. LeAnn Rimes performs on Today.

Saturday, January 21

What Should We Expect Now That Trump is President. Rossen Reports.

Sunday, January 22

Kellyanne Conway.

Saturday, January28

Project Broadway.

Sunday, January 29

Leslie Mann.

Written by Brian Cantor

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