How nice of them. We are coming up on the end of the year and that means WWE is doing some things a little differently than usual. In this case, that means running a pair of live events on the Monday after Christmas, with Monday Night Raw being different as well. That changes more than a few things, but it seems that it is for the benefit of a certain group of people.

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This Monday, WWE announced that the December 26 edition of Monday Night Raw would be a special Best Of show rather than a regular episode. According to Fightful Select, the change was made in part to give some of the production staff time off. While there will be two teams working at live events, there would be more workers needed for a television taping. Next week’s NXT and SmackDown have already been taped in advance.

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Opinion: That’s nice to see from WWE, as they can go a week without running everyone into the ground. At the same time, it is nice to have the other two television shows taped in advance so some people actually get some time off. Let them have a break for once, as WWE isn’t exactly the easiest place to work in the first place. This is a rare treat from WWE and that’s a good thing around the holidays.

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