Casey Kasem Productions

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Descriptions by
Michael Bass

Captures by
Michael Bass and Shadeed A. Kelly


Kasem-Bustany Productions was a production company formed by DJ and voice actor, Casey Kasem and co-producer Don Bustany to produce the syndicated music video countdown show America's Top 10, which was hosted by Kasem from 1980-1991. It was later renamed as "Casey Kasem Productions" in 1988. Casey Kasem died on June 15, 2014.


Logo: Superimposed in the credits, we see this text:

In Association With

Later Variants:

  • On season two of America's Top 10 in 1981, the "kasem-bustany" text was changed to a stylized font with the word "PRODUCTIONS" in a different font.
  • In 1982, the copyright stamp was moved to the Scotti Brothers-Syd Vinnedge Television logo.
  • From at least 1988 onwards, the company was referred to as "Casey Kasem Productions." The IAW text below is all lowercase unlike the Kasem-Bustany variant.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of America's Top 10.

Availability: Extinct. Seen on America's Top 10, which is no longer shown on TV.

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