Oscars: The Academy Awards by the Numbers

By Marc Malkin
|  Sunday, Mar 2, 2014  |  Updated 9:56 PM PDT
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The 86th annual Academy Awards are almost here.

At 5:15 p.m. PT, the doors will close at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Fifteen minutes later, the Ellen DeGeneres-hosted show will begin.

And here at E! News we're breaking down the Oscars--by the numbers.

Take a look...

1959: Year of the shortest Oscar telecast, one hour and 40 minutes

2002: Year of the longest Oscar telecast, four hours and 23 minutes

19: The times Bob Hope hosted the Oscars, making him the person who has hosted the show the most

PHOTOS: See the notable 2014 Oscar nominees!

289: Feature films eligible for Best Picture, up seven from last year's 282

6,028: Voting members of the Academy

40.3 million: Number of Americans who watched last year's Oscars

50: Oscar statuettes created for this year's Oscars

2: Words in the shortest acceptance speech, Patty Duke just said, "Thank you," when she won best supporting actress in 1963 for her work in The Miracle Worker

11: Number of nominations for The Turning Point and The Color Purple. They received no wins.

8: Movies already being touted by The Hollywood Reporter as possible Oscar contenders in 2015

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick talks Oscar prep

2,900: Oscar statuettes presented since the first Academy Awards

13.2 inches: Height of the Oscar statuette

8.5 pounds: Weight of the statuette

766: Media organizations that requested press credentials

289: Media organizations that were approved for credentials

75: Still photographers on last year's red carpet

399: TV press members, including crews, on last year's red carpet

67: Print reporters on last year's carpet

1953: Year of the first televised Academy Awards

25: Amount of times the show took place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

13: Amount of times at the Dolby (formerly the Kodak Theatre)

500 feet: Length of red carpet at today's show

VIDEO: Giuliana Rancic picks an Oscar dress

33 feet: Width of the carpet

25,090 square feet: Size of the Dolby

26: Oscar-related parties, listed by The Hollywood Reporter, starting with Thursday's Essence luncheon and ending with tonight's Night of 100 stars

6: Times Madonna has thrown a super-private VIP after-party

25 million: Dollars donated by David Geffen to the Academy Museum set to open in 2017

Feb. 22: Date of next year's Oscars

See you at the Dolby!

PHOTOS: Check out your favorite celebs at Oscar parties!

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