Trans World Entertainment to Host Second Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call

ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Trans World Entertainment
Corporation (Nasdaq: TWMC) announced today that it will host a teleconference
call for members of the financial community on Thursday, August 23, 2007 at
10:00 AM ET to discuss its press release, which will be issued on the same day
before the market opens, regarding its second quarter 2007 financial results.
This call will be simultaneously webcast at the Company’s website,
www.twec.com.

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment
software, including music, home video and video games and related products.
The Company operates over 950 retail stores in the United States, the District
of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, primarily under the
names f.y.e. for your entertainment and Suncoast and on the web at
www.fye.com, www.wherehouse.com, www.secondspin.com, www.samgoody.com and
www.suncoast.com.

Certain statements in this release set forth management’s intentions,
plans, beliefs, expectations or predictions of the future based on current
facts and analyses. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated
in such statements. Additional information on factors that may affect the
business and financial results of the Company can be found in filings of the
Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE:
Trans World Entertainment Corporation

CONTACT:
John J. Sullivan
EVP
Chief Financial Officer of Trans World
Entertainment
+1-518-452-1242
or
Peter Gau of MWW Group
+1-201-964-2377

for Trans World Entertainment Corporation