The accountants of PricewaterhouseCoopers aren't the only ones crunching numbers on the run-up to the Oscars. We've compiled some fascinating stats about Hollywood's biggest night: How many people will be watching? How long do winners really have to give a speech (in theory)? Who set a new record for the oldest Oscar nominee this year?

And here's one record this year's Oscars will never beat: Shortest Oscar Ceremony Ever, unless it ends after the first award is given out.US-OSCARS-PRESS ROOM