The 72nd Annual Golden Globes by the Numbers

A Golden Globe Award
A Golden Globe

Photo Credit: HFPA

It’s here! ‘It’, of course, is the Golden Globe Awards, which will take place this Sunday for the 40th year in a row at The Beverly Hilton. In honor of one of Hollywood’s biggest nights of the year, we thought we’d break down the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards by the numbers so that you might see how much work goes into planning this A-list affair. And the numbers are…

The Golden Globe Awards
The Golden Globe Awards

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The amount of square feet of red carpet it takes to line the driveway and entry of The Beverly Hilton for the celebrity and VIP arrivals show


The number of people—from stars to waitstaff to productions crews—that will be on site at the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 11


The number of guests that will dine and participate in the live telecast of the annual award show


The number of media outlets—including 58 camera crews, 65 still photographers and over 100 journalists—that will be on site to capture and report the red carpet arrivals and winners to audiences around the globe


It will take 40 chefs, 110 culinary staff, 50 bartenders and 250 servers working nonstop to deliver drinks, hors d’oeuvres, dinners and desserts to attendees at the show as well as the viewing and after-parties. In fact, all of The Beverly Hilton’s 800 team members will work over the course of the day/evening to support hotel operations, food & beverage and security


The amount of silverware and plate settings that will be used for the award show, viewing and after-parties


The number of bottles of Moët & Chandon that will be consumed over the course of the evening, including: 1,500 Moët Impérial minis on the red carpet, 400 magnums of Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2004 and Moët Impérial Rosé at their tables during the awards ceremony, and 500 Moët cocktails served at the bars throughout the evening


The number of different roses, miniature orchids and hydrangea that will adorn the tables at the ceremony courtesy of florist Mark Held of Mark’s Garden


The number of times Amy Poehler and Tina Fey have hosted the ceremony


The number of countries around the world which will air The Golden Globes