See favorites return, new shows debut

It’s another busy premiere night on network TV, with the soapy delights Empire and Star in a crossover on Fox; ABC’s lineup of The Goldbergs, Speechless, Modern Family, American Housewife and Designated Survivor; on NBC, The Blacklist, Law & Order: SVU and Chicago PD; and Survivor, the new drama SEAL Team and Criminal Minds on CBS.

Listen to Cleese act as host

“Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries!” If that line makes no sense to you, move on to the next item. But if you’re laughing and summoning more lines (“Ni!” “What … is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?” “I’ve had worse.” “Strange women lyin’ in ponds distributin’ swords is no basis for a system of government.”) you’ll want to see John Cleese on stage at Playhouse Square’s State Theatre, where he’ll host a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail at 7:30 p.m. and take questions afterward. Tickets start at $59 at 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org.

Enjoy food truck fun, games

The final Cascade Cucina food truck gathering of the season runs from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Cascade Plaza in downtown Akron. Enjoy the nice weather while it lasts, grab lunch and try out the lawn games. www.facebook.com/cascadecucina.

Mark ‘Wall Street’ anniversary

Another deathless movie line: “Greed … is good.” Wall Street, the Oliver Stone film that came to symbolize the go-go financial atmosphere of the ’80s, is marking its 30th anniversary. Catch it at 2 or 7 p.m. at the Cinemark Valley View. www.fathomevents.com.