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Jonathan Ross is to become a cartoon character in TV hit Phineas And Ferb.

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The mission of every major television controller is to find programmes – such as "Doctor Who", "The X Factor" and "Strictly Come Dancing" – which cross generations and bring families together in a shared living room experience.

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