Casey Kasem Productions

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Logo description by Michael Bass
Logo captures by Michael Bass and Shadeed A. Kelly

Background: Kasem-Bustany Productions was a production company formed by legendary 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 later passed away on June 15, 2014.

<img align="bottom" alt="Kasem-Bustany Productions: 1980" height="150" src="" title="Kasem-Bustany Productions: 1980" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="Kasem-Bustany Productions: 1981" height="150" src="" title="Kasem-Bustany Productions: 1981" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="Kasem-Bustany Productions (1980)" height="150" src="" title="Kasem-Bustany Productions (1980)" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="Casey Kasem Productions (1988)" height="150" src="" title="Casey Kasem Productions (1988)" width="200"/>

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.

FX/SFX: 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.

Editor's Note: None.