Host Jimmy Kimmel onstage explaining the mix-up at last year’s Oscars ceremony after the cast of La La Land was awarded the Oscar for best picture by presenter Warren Beatty instead of Moonlight. Photo: EPA/Aaron Poole/AMPAS

Five things you probably didn’t know about the Oscars ceremony – secrets from backstage

From seat fillers to hunger pangs to scripted ‘saver’ lines for the host to get over a joke that bombs, the behind-the-scenes moments viewers of the annual Academy Awards ceremony don’t see

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Host Jimmy Kimmel onstage explaining the mix-up at last year’s Oscars ceremony after the cast of La La Land was awarded the Oscar for best picture by presenter Warren Beatty instead of Moonlight. Photo: EPA/Aaron Poole/AMPAS
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