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 the record for the oldest Oscar nominee ever?

And here's one record this year's Academy Awards will never beat: Shortest Oscar Ceremony Ever, unless it ends after the first award is given out.87th Annual Academy Awards - Backstage And Audience