Trans World Entertainment to Host Third Quarter 2005 Results Conference Call

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 4 /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, November 10, 2005 at
10:00 AM ET to discuss a press release, which will be issued on the same day
before the market opens, regarding its third quarter 2005 results. This call
will be simultaneously webcast at the Company’s website, www.twec.com.

Trans World Entertainment is a leading specialty retailer of music, video
and video game products. The Company operates 800 retail stores in 46 states,
the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and e-commerce
sites, www.fye.com, www.coconuts.com, www.wherehouse.com and
www.secondspin.com. In addition to its mall locations, operated primarily
under the FYE brand, the Company also operates freestanding locations under
the names Coconuts Music and Movies, Strawberries Music, Wherehouse, CD World,
Spec’s, Second Spin and Planet Music.

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

CONTACT: John J. Sullivan, EVP, Chief Financial Officer of Trans World
Entertainment, 1-518-452-1242; or Rich Tauberman of MWW Group,
1-201-507-9500, or