Over the years, the MTV Video Music Awards have aired on Sunday nights, like many awards shows. However, last year and this year the VMAs air on a Monday night, which is tomorrow night, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, August 26, 2019. MTV has also made the same move with the MTV Movie & TV Awards, airing on a Monday, instead of a Sunday night. According to Variety, in the past, the time slot and date moves for awards shows is to avoid conflict with Sunday Night Football. Variety also reported that shows like the Emmys had higher ratings when aired on a Monday, rather than a Sunday night. So, perhaps this is why shows like the MTV VMAs have rearranged their schedules as well.