Welcome to Part 1 of the Daytime Confidential Hot 100. Every year, DC tracks which stars readers are most interested in through your clicks and usage of this site.
Each year, the review of the data delivers a few shockers. This year's biggest surprise may be that Days of Our Lives' Deidre Hall–who was front burner much of the summer–fell two spots short of the ranking at No. 102, while former Downton Abby star Michelle Dockery landed at No. 56.
Whether it's current stars, daytime writers or executives, former daytime stars, or primetime soap stars who we've covered, this is the Daytime Confidential Hot 100 of 2018 Part 1: 100-51!