Originally Posted by Evan E
That isn't the way the PS4 handles it. Set the controllers to turn off after 10 minutes, and they will turn off after 10 minutes. The caveat is that you can't jostle them, or they'll re-start their 10 minute countdown timer, because they'll detect the motion as "using" the controller. So put them down on a stable surface like the floor or a table. If you leave them in your lap or on the couch, they'll likely never turn off.
That may be why mine second one stays on...maybe. It's easy enough to manually shutoff now since that patch, months ago, without disturbing Netflix so meh, non issue.