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Oscars: The Academy Awards by the Numbers



    Oscars: The Academy Awards by the Numbers
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    The Oscar statue is seen at the entrance of the Hollywood & Highland Center before the Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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!

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